• diagnosis
  • GIDC remained in the DSM from 1980 to 2013, when it was replaced with the diagnosis of "gender dysphoria" in the fifth revision (DSM-5), in an effort to diminish the stigma attached to gender variance while maintaining a diagnostic route to gender affirming medical interventions such as hormone therapy and surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Imaging
  • Iodine-131 can be "seen" by nuclear medicine imaging techniques (i.e., gamma cameras) whenever it is given for therapeutic use, since about 10% of its energy and radiation dose is via gamma radiation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The isotope I-131 is still occasionally used for purely diagnostic (i.e., imaging) work, due to its low expense compared to other iodine radioisotopes. (wikipedia.org)
  • tests
  • doi:10.1210/jc.2014-1498), the Endocrine Society recommends that initial testing for pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas include blood or urine tests for metanephrines, which are the products left behind when the body metabolizes epinephrine and norepinephrine. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Some of the biochemical diagnostic tests used include salivary and blood serum cortisol testing, 24-hour urinary free cortisol (UFC) testing, the dexamethasone suppression test (DST), and bilateral inferior petrosal sinus sampling (BIPSS). (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • Surgery - branch of medicine that uses operative techniques to investigate or treat both disease and injury, or to help improve bodily function or appearance. (wikipedia.org)
  • function
  • The term hypogonadism in XXY symptoms is often misinterpreted to mean "small testicles" when it means decreased testicular hormone/endocrine function. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medicine
  • He later continued his endocrine studies at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, joining the faculty as a visiting professor, and died in New York in 1966. (yu.edu)