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Hyperglycemia in Hospital: Diagnosis, Classification, Clinical Implications and Treatment
Hyperglycemia is a well-recognized risk factor for hospital-related complications, prolonged stay in the hospital and even mortality. The patients with in-hospital hyperglycemia may be categorized into three groups: i) ...
Body Mass Index below Obesity Threshold Implies Similar Cardiovascular Risk among Various Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Phenotypes
Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the cardiometabolic risk factors in different polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) phenotypes. Subjects and Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed between 2010 and ...
Factors affecting lifespan following below-knee amputation in diabetic patients
Introduction: Untreatable foot problems in diabetics may require lower extremity amputation, which has a high level of patient mortality. This high mortality rate is worse than most malignancies. The present study aimed ...
Mean platelet volume in Graves' disease: A sign of hypermetabolism rather than autoimmunity?
Objective: To evaluate the impact of mean platelet volume (MPV) on predicting disease course among patients with Graves' disease (GD). Methods: This retrospective study was performed between 2013-2016 at the Outpatient ...
Hounsfield unit value has null effect on thyroid nodules at F-18-FDG PET/CT scans
Objective: Detection rate of thyroid nodules is increasing with the use of new imaging modalities, especially in screening for malignancies. Positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT)-positive thyroid nodules ...