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Although idiopathic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (IHH) has traditionally been viewed as a life-long disease caused by a deficiency of gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons, a portion of patients may gradually regain normal reproductive axis function during hormonal replacement therapy. The predictive factors for potential IHH reversal are largely unknown.(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between plasma fatty acid binding protein 4 (FABP4), phosphatase and tensin homolog (PTEN), and insulin resistance in patients with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). MATERIAL AND METHODS Plasma FABP4 and PTEN were determined by ELISA in GDM patients (GDM group, n=30) and in euglycemic(More)
BACKGROUND Adefovir dipivoxil (ADV) nephrotoxicity is well known at a dose of 60 mg day(-1) or 120 mg day(-1). However, renal toxicity at a low-dose of 10 mg ADV for HBV-infected patients is not fully described. Our objective was to analyse the clinical features and outcomes of ADV-related Fanconi's syndrome in the Chinese population. METHODS This was a(More)
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