German Iniguez

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Affiliation: IDIMI, School of Medicine, University of Chile
Location: Santiago, Chile

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ovulation rate in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Ethel Codner
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, School of Medicine, University of Chile, San Borja Arriaran Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Fertil Steril 95:197-202, 202.e1. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of three doses of leuprolide acetate in the treatment of central precocious puberty: preliminary results
    Veronica Mericq
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Casilla 226 3, Santiago, Chile
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 71:686-90. 2009
  3. doi request reprint IGF-IR/ERK content and response to IGF-I and insulin in adipocytes from small for gestational age children
    German Iniguez
    Institute for Maternal and Child Research IDIMI, School of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Growth Horm IGF Res 19:256-61. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Expression and activity of 11beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 enzyme in subcutaneous and visceral adipose tissue of prepubertal children
    Veronica Mericq
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Horm Res 71:89-93. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Carotid intima-media thickness as a cardiovascular risk marker in pediatric end-stage renal disease patients on dialysis and in renal transplantation
    A Delucchi
    Pediatric and Transplant Departments, Luis Calvo Mackenna Children s Hospital, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Transplant Proc 40:3244-6. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Adiponectin serum levels and their relationships to androgen concentrations and ovarian volume during puberty in girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus
    German Iniguez
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research IDMI, School of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Horm Res 70:112-7. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Relationship between insulin sensitivity and IGF-I sensitivity in low birth weight prepubertal children
    Rossana Roman
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Horm Res 70:73-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Ala54Thr polymorphism of the fatty acid-binding protein 2 gene (intestinal-type FABP) is associated with changes in insulin sensitivity in SGA pubertal girls
    Veronica Mericq
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, Faculty ofMedicine, University of Chile, Santiago
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 21:117-25. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Hormonal profile in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome with or without type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Ethel Codner
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, School of Medicine, University of Chile, Casilla 226 3, Santiago, Chile
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:4742-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of leptin levels, body composition and insulin sensitivity and secretion by OGTT in healthy, early pubertal girls born at either appropriate- or small-for-gestational age
    A Martinez-Aguayo
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research IDIMI, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:526-32. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Ovulation rate in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Ethel Codner
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, School of Medicine, University of Chile, San Borja Arriaran Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Fertil Steril 95:197-202, 202.e1. 2011
    ..To study ovulation in adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and the effect of hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels on their ovulatory function...
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of three doses of leuprolide acetate in the treatment of central precocious puberty: preliminary results
    Veronica Mericq
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Casilla 226 3, Santiago, Chile
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 71:686-90. 2009
    ..The goal of our study was to compare the efficacy of three leuprolide acetate (LA) preparations, suppressing gonadotropin secretion in patients with CPP...
  3. doi request reprint IGF-IR/ERK content and response to IGF-I and insulin in adipocytes from small for gestational age children
    German Iniguez
    Institute for Maternal and Child Research IDIMI, School of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Growth Horm IGF Res 19:256-61. 2009
    ..There are few studies in humans regarding IGF-I and Insulin receptor signaling in adipocytes, particularly from AGA and SGA children...
  4. doi request reprint Expression and activity of 11beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 enzyme in subcutaneous and visceral adipose tissue of prepubertal children
    Veronica Mericq
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Horm Res 71:89-93. 2009
    ..Ligand availability to the glucocorticoid receptor is controlled by isoforms of 11beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (11beta-HSD) which converts endogenous cortisone to active cortisol...
  5. doi request reprint Carotid intima-media thickness as a cardiovascular risk marker in pediatric end-stage renal disease patients on dialysis and in renal transplantation
    A Delucchi
    Pediatric and Transplant Departments, Luis Calvo Mackenna Children s Hospital, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Transplant Proc 40:3244-6. 2008
    ..The etiology of atherosclerosis is multifactorial in children with end-stage renal disease. It seems possible to prevent or improve the factors related to cardiovascular risk in these patients...
  6. doi request reprint Adiponectin serum levels and their relationships to androgen concentrations and ovarian volume during puberty in girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus
    German Iniguez
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research IDMI, School of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Horm Res 70:112-7. 2008
    ..To study the adiponectin levels during puberty in girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM1) and their relationship to body mass index (BMI), Tanner stage, ovarian volume (OV), and androgen levels...
  7. doi request reprint Relationship between insulin sensitivity and IGF-I sensitivity in low birth weight prepubertal children
    Rossana Roman
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Horm Res 70:73-8. 2008
    ..Aim: We postulate that some low birth weight (LBW) children may have decreased sensitivity to both insulin and IGF-I...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ala54Thr polymorphism of the fatty acid-binding protein 2 gene (intestinal-type FABP) is associated with changes in insulin sensitivity in SGA pubertal girls
    Veronica Mericq
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, Faculty ofMedicine, University of Chile, Santiago
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 21:117-25. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the association of Ala54 Thr polymorphism of the FABP2 gene with insulin sensitivity in pubertal girls born small for gestational age (SGA)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hormonal profile in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome with or without type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Ethel Codner
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, School of Medicine, University of Chile, Casilla 226 3, Santiago, Chile
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:4742-6. 2007
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  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of leptin levels, body composition and insulin sensitivity and secretion by OGTT in healthy, early pubertal girls born at either appropriate- or small-for-gestational age
    A Martinez-Aguayo
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research IDIMI, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:526-32. 2007
    ..Small for gestational age (SGA) has been associated with decreased insulin sensitivity (IS). A possible mechanism is the postnatal development of a metabolically disadvantageous body composition (BC)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gonadal function in low birth weight infants: a pilot study
    Teresa Sir-Petermann
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Laboratory, West Division, School of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 20:405-14. 2007
    ..INFANTS: Twenty low-BW and 29 normal-BW infants were studied...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationship between nocturnal growth hormone concentrations, serum IGF-I/IGFBP-3 levels, insulin sensitivity and GH receptor allelic variant in small for gestational age children
    Veronica Mericq
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Maternal and Child Research, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Horm Res 68:132-8. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the GHR allelic variant does not play a significant role in the regulation of GH-IGF-I/BP3 axis or in insulin sensitivity in prepubertal LBW children...
  13. doi request reprint The IGF-I response to growth hormone is related to body mass index in short children with normal weight
    Rossana Roman
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, University of Chile, San Borja Arriaran Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Horm Res 72:10-4. 2009
    ..We investigated whether the insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I response to growth hormone (GH) is regulated by body mass index (BMI) in short children with normal weight...
  14. doi request reprint Changes in nocturnal leptin and insulin concentrations in prepubertal low birth weight children after administration of the IGF-I/IGFBP-3 complex
    German Iniguez
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Horm Res 72:46-51. 2009
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  15. doi request reprint Anti-Mullerian hormone and inhibin B levels as markers of premature ovarian aging and transition to menopause in type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Nestor Soto
    Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit, San Borja Arriaran Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Hum Reprod 24:2838-44. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that older women with DM1 will have lower AMH levels than controls...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Pancreatic VIPoma. Report of one case]
    Angélica Urdangarin
    Departamento de Medicina, Campus Centro Universidad de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 138:841-6. 2010
    ..There was no regional lymph node involvement. During the postoperative period the results of serum vasoactive intestinal polypeptide were received. These were 815.9 pg/ml before surgery and normalized after the operation...
  17. doi request reprint Elevated anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) and inhibin B levels in prepubertal girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Ethel Codner
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 74:73-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate ovarian function and adrenal steroid levels in prepubertal girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D)...
  18. doi request reprint Acid-labile subunit (ALS) gene expression and protein content in human placentas: differences according to birth weight
    German Iniguez
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:187-91. 2011
    ..In humans, IGF-I and -II have an important role in pre- and postnatal growth. The IGFs circulate in plasma principally as a ternary complex with the IGF binding protein-3 and an acid-labile subunit (ALS), which increases their half life...
  19. doi request reprint Ghrelin plasma levels in patients with idiopathic short stature
    German Iniguez
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Horm Res Paediatr 75:94-100. 2011
    ..Novel molecular insights have suggested that ghrelin may be involved in the pathogenesis of some forms of short stature. Recently, growth hormone secretagogue receptor (GHSR) mutations that segregate with short stature have been reported...
  20. pmc Effects of prenatal ethanol exposure on postnatal growth and the insulin-like growth factor axis
    Sofia Aros
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, San Borja Arriaran Clinical Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    Horm Res Paediatr 75:166-73. 2011
    ..To study the effect of in-utero alcohol exposure on the insulin-like growth factor axis (IGF) and leptin during infancy and childhood, considering that exposed children may exhibit pre- and postnatal growth retardation...
  21. doi request reprint Polycystic ovarian morphology in postmenarchal adolescents
    Ethel Codner
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, School of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Fertil Steril 95:702-6.e1-2. 2011
    ..To evaluate the association of polycystic ovary morphology (PCOM) with ovarian function in adolescents and to determine its time course during two years of follow-up...
  22. doi request reprint Expression and protein content of IGF-I and IGF-I receptor in placentas from small, adequate and large for gestational age newborns
    G Iniguez
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, and Hospital Clínico San Borja Arriarán, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Horm Res Paediatr 73:320-7. 2010
    ..These results suggest that the higher IGF-I and IGF-IR contents observed in SGA placentas and the lower contents observed in LGA placentas compared with AGA placentas may be influencing human fetal growth...
  23. ncbi request reprint Differences in body composition and energy expenditure in prepubertal children born term or preterm appropriate or small for gestational age
    Veronica Mericq
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 22:1041-50. 2009
    ..This difference might be a consequence of different timing in the exposure to intrauterine nutritional deficiency...
  24. doi request reprint Bone mass and sex steroids in postmenarcheal adolescents and adult women with Type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Nestor Soto
    Endocrinology Unit, San Borja Arriarán Hospital Santiago, Chile
    J Diabetes Complications 25:19-24. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the bone mass in young adolescents and adult women with Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) and determine its relationship with sex steroid and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) levels...
  25. doi request reprint Leuprolide acetate gonadotrophin response patterns during female puberty
    A Martinez-Aguayo
    Paediatric Department, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 72:489-95. 2010
    ..To assess normative data and the usefulness of spontaneous and LHRH analogue-stimulated serum LH and FSH levels measured by immunoradiometric assays (IRMA) in the evaluation of normal puberty...
  26. ncbi request reprint [New approach in treatment of pelvic chronic pain syndrome (CPPS)]
    Pedro A López González
    Servicio de Urologia, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, El Palmar, Murcia, Espana
    Actas Urol Esp 33:681-5. 2009
    ..Chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) is a complex problem that is a major cause of morbidity and disability...
  27. ncbi request reprint Adrenarche in Prader-Willi syndrome appears not related to insulin sensitivity and serum adiponectin
    Nancy Unanue
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, Faculty of Medicine, Santiago, Chile
    Horm Res 67:152-8. 2007
    ..05). In conclusion, a higher proportion of premature adrenarche in our PW patients was observed, which was not explained by differences in insulin sensitivity or plasma levels of adipokines and IGF-I...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Goiter and chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis]
    M Eggers
    Hospital Paula Jaraquemada, Instituto de Investigaciones Materno Infantil IDIMI, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile
    Rev Chil Pediatr 61:198-202. 1990
    ..In a control group of 28 children of similar ages, without endocrine diseases neither familiar history of thyroid diseases only 3 (11%) cases showed positive antimicrosomal antibodies, always at low serum titers...
  29. ncbi request reprint Fasting and post-glucose ghrelin levels in SGA infants: relationships with size and weight gain at one year of age
    German Iniguez
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:5830-3. 2002
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Regulation of steroid synthesis and apoptosis by insulin-like growth factor I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 in human corpus luteum during the midluteal phase
    A Villavicencio
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, San Borja Arriaran Clinical Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Chile
    Reproduction 124:501-8. 2002
    ..This action may be direct or mediated by steroid production or by bcl-2-bax expression...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of nitric oxide on the expression of insulin-like growth factors and the insulin-like growth factor binding proteins throughout the lifespan of the human corpus luteum
    G Iniguez
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, San Borja Arriaran Clinical Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Reproduction 122:865-73. 2001
    ..Nitric oxide regulates IGF-I and IGFBP-1 production, indicating that the growth factors may serve, at least in part, as mediators of the action of nitric oxide in the human corpus luteum...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Reference values of growth hormone binding protein (GHBP) for a normal pediatric population]
    T E Salazar
    Instituto de Investigaciones Materno Infantil IDIMI, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 129:382-9. 2001
    ..Circulating concentrations of the high affinity growth hormone binding protein (GHBP) may be a marker of GH receptor density as well as GH sensitivity...
  33. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide induces apoptosis in the human corpus luteum in vitro
    M Vega
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research and Pathology Department, San Borja Arriaran Clinical Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Chile
    Mol Hum Reprod 6:681-7. 2000
    ..In summary, these results suggest that the opposite actions of L-Arg and HCG on human corpus luteum viability may, in part, be mediated by changes in the level of the anti-apoptotic activities caused by oestradiol and Bcl-2 protein...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Usefulness of the measurement of insulin-like growth factor (IGF-I) and IGF-1 binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) for the diagnosis of growth hormone (GH) deficiency in children]
    E Codner
    Instituto de Investigaciones Materno Infantil, Universidad de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 127:807-13. 1999
    ..The diagnosis of GH deficiency (GHD) is based upon the results of GH stimulation tests, which have several drawbacks...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of eight months treatment with graded doses of a growth hormone (GH)-releasing peptide in GH-deficient children
    V Mericq
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 83:2355-60. 1998
    ..Thus GHRP-2 is well tolerated and is able to stimulate GH secretion. Formulations or routes of administration that allow for a longer duration of action will likely be needed to use GHRP-2 in therapy...
  36. ncbi request reprint GH-IGF axis during catch up growth in small for gestational age (SGA) infants
    H Garcia
    Instituto de Investigaciones Materno Infantil, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Hospital San Borja Arriaran, Santiago, Chile
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 9:561-7. 1996
    ..We did not find any differences in serum IGF-I, IGFBP-3 and urinary GH between CUG(+) and CUG(-) infants at any time during the study...
  37. ncbi request reprint Isolation of a bovine uterotropic placental factor and development of an enzyme immunoassay in peripheral serum
    G M Iñiguez
    Instituto de Investigaciones Materno Infantil IDIMI, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Biol Reprod 53:1324-9. 1995
    ..05) by Day 17 compared to Day 0 (5.8 +/- 2.2 micrograms/ml vs. 1.2 +/- 0.7 micrograms/ml). We conclude that bUTPF is detected by EIA in maternal peripheral serum early during gestation in the bovine species...
  38. ncbi request reprint Chromatographic, immunochemical and electrophoretic studies of human uterotrophic placental factor (hUTPF)
    M P Boric
    Instituto de Investigaciones Materno Infantil IDIMI, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago
    Biol Res 26:381-90. 1993
    ..hUTPF presents several molecular forms, one of them of 270 kDa and others of approximately 90 kDa and 27 kDa...
  39. ncbi request reprint The effects of beta 1-adrenergic blockade on the growth response to growth hormone (GH)-releasing hormone therapy in GH-deficient children
    F Cassorla
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, University of Chile, School of Medicine, Santiago
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 80:2997-3001. 1995
    ..05). This is the first demonstration that alteration of neurotransmitter action can enhance the therapeutic response to a hypothalamic releasing factor...
  40. ncbi request reprint Glucose and lipid metabolism in small for gestational age infants at 48 hours of age
    Rodrigo A Bazaes
    Institute for Maternal and Child Research, School of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Pediatrics 111:804-9. 2003
    ..To study the consequences of low birth weight on glucose and lipid metabolism 48 hours after delivery...
  41. ncbi request reprint Insulin sensitivity and secretion are related to catch-up growth in small-for-gestational-age infants at age 1 year: results from a prospective cohort
    Nestor Soto
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research IDIMI, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Casilla 226 3, Santiago, Chile
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:3645-50. 2003
    ..Fasting insulin sensitivity is more related to WCUG and current body mass index, whereas insulin secretion seems to be directly related to LCUG...
  42. ncbi request reprint Molecular study of the 3 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase gene type II in patients with hypospadias
    Ethel Codner
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, School of Medicine, University of Chile and Hospital Clínico San Borja Arriarán, National Health Service, Santiago
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:957-64. 2004
    ..We conclude that subtle molecular abnormalities in the HSD3B2 gene may be observed in some patients with apparent idiopathic hypospadias but that this finding is uncommon...
  43. ncbi request reprint Treatment of central precocious puberty with triptorelin 11.25 mg depot formulation
    A Martinez-Aguayo
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, University of Chile, School of Medicine, Santiago
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 19:963-70. 2006
    ..These results suggest that 3-month depot triptorelin is a satisfactory alternative for the therapy of children with CPP. The longer interval between injections may increase acceptability and compliance with treatment...
  44. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in insulin-like growth factor-I, insulin sensitivity, and secretion from birth to age three years in small-for-gestational-age children
    German Iniguez
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, 1027 Santiago, Chile
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4645-9. 2006
    ..In contrast, greater insulin secretion is related to infancy height gains. We hypothesized that IGF-I levels could be differentially related to gains in length and weight and also differentially related to IR and insulin secretion...
  45. ncbi request reprint Comparison of clinical, ultrasonographic, and biochemical differences at the beginning of puberty in healthy girls born either small for gestational age or appropriate for gestational age: preliminary results
    M I Hernandez
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, University of Chile, Casilla 226 3, Santiago, Chile
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3377-81. 2006
    ..There are limited and controversial data concerning puberty characteristics in girls born small for gestational age (SGA)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic criteria for polycystic ovary syndrome and ovarian morphology in women with type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Ethel Codner
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, School of Medicine, University of Chile, Casilla 226 3, Santiago, Chile
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2250-6. 2006
    ..The criteria for diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have been modified and now include polycystic ovary morphology (PCOM)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in insulin sensitivity and secretion from birth to age three years in small- and appropriate-for-gestational-age children
    V Mericq
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Diabetologia 48:2609-14. 2005
    ..Insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes risk in human subjects who were small-for-gestational-age (SGA) at birth may be a consequence of rapid early postnatal weight gain...
  48. ncbi request reprint Low risk of impaired testicular Sertoli and Leydig cell functions in boys with isolated hypospadias
    Rodolfo A Rey
    CEDIE, Hospital de Niños R Gutiérrez, Gallo 1330, C1425EFD Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:6035-40. 2005
    ..Isolated hypospadias may result from impaired testicular function or androgen end-organ defects or, alternatively, from hormone-independent abnormalities of morphogenetic events responsible for urethral seam...
  49. ncbi request reprint Ovarian function during puberty in girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus: response to leuprolide
    Ethel Codner
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, School of Medicine, University of Chile, Casilla 226 3, Santiago, Chile
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:3939-45. 2005
    ..We investigated whether these hormonal abnormalities begin during puberty by evaluating the ovarian steroidogenic response to leuprolide acetate...
  50. ncbi request reprint Hormonal profile and endometrial morphology in letrozole-controlled ovarian hyperstimulation in ovulatory infertile patients
    Armando Cortinez
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, School of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Fertil Steril 83:110-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate the clinical response and endometrial morphology during the implantation window on ovarian hyperstimulation with the aromatase inhibitor letrozole in infertile ovulatory women...
  51. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin levels in the first two years of life in a prospective cohort: relations with weight gain, leptin levels and insulin sensitivity
    German Iniguez
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, PO Box 226 3, Santiago, Chile
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:5500-3. 2004
    ..004). In conclusion, fall in serum adiponectin levels during the first two years of life were related to increasing age and greater weight gain SGA infants, but were unrelated to insulin sensitivity...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Selective intra arterial calcium stimulation for the localization of insulinomas. Report of two cases]
    Darío Martínez
    Unidad de Hemodinamia, Hospital San Borja Arriaran
    Rev Med Chil 132:71-4. 2004
    ..This test allowed the exact localization of the tumors and their successful excision. A review of other localization diagnostic tests is done...
  53. ncbi request reprint Determinants of insulin sensitivity and secretion in very-low-birth-weight children
    Rodrigo A Bazaes
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago 8360160, Chile
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1267-72. 2004
    ..Our findings in a cohort of VLBW prepubertal children indicate that growth in utero as well as postnatal growth rates are independent determinants of subsequent insulin sensitivity and secretion...
  54. ncbi request reprint Effects of the IGF-I/IGFBP-3 complex on GH and ghrelin nocturnal concentrations in low birth weight children
    German Iniguez
    Institute of Maternal and Child Research, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 65:687-92. 2006
    ..To determine the effects of IGF-I on GH and ghrelin concentrations, we examined the GH and ghrelin nocturnal profiles before and after the administration of the IGF-I/-IGFBP-3 complex (Iplex) to low birth weight children...