Best of 2020


To showcase the high impact research published in Endocrine Connections, we have collated the most highly cited and downloaded reviews and research of the last year.

Explore the collection to make sure you haven’t missed the most popular and exciting articles!


Top 10 articles most cited in 2020, published in 2019


Vitamin D testing and treatment: a narrative review of current evidence
Stefan Pilz et al.

Next generation sequencing (NGS) to improve the diagnosis and management of patients with disorders of sex development (DSD)
L A Hughes et al.

NETest liquid biopsy is diagnostic of small intestine and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors and correlates with imaging
Anna Malczewska et al.

AIP-mutated acromegaly resistant to first-generation somatostatin analogs: long-term control with pasireotide LAR in two patients
Adrian F Daly et al.

Genotype/phenotype correlations in 538 congenital adrenal hyperplasia patients from Germany and Austria: discordances in milder genotypes and in screened versus prescreening patients
Stefan Riedl et al.

Vitamin B12 deficiency and diabetic neuropathy in patients taking metformin: a cross-sectional study
Mauricio Alvarez et al.

Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy for aggressive pituitary tumors: a monocentric experience
G Giuffrida et al.

Leptin induces cell migration and invasion in a FAK-Src-dependent manner in breast cancer cells
Juan Carlos Juárez-Cruz et al.

The impact of thyroid hormone dysfunction on ischemic heart disease
Madalena von Hafe et al.

Complex diseases and co-morbidities: polycystic ovary syndrome and type 2 diabetes mellitus
Raymond J Rodgers et al.



Top 10 most most downloaded articles published in 2020


Large thigh circumference is associated with lower blood pressure in overweight and obese individuals: a community-based study
Jie Shi et al.

Anabolic androgenic steroid abuse in young males
Willem de Ronde and Diederik L Smit

Characteristic gut microbiota and predicted metabolic functions in women with PCOS
Ling Zhou et al.

Long-term efficacy of metformin in overweight-obese PCOS: longitudinal follow-up of retrospective cohort
Mojca Jensterle et al.

Mindfulness affects stress, ghrelin, and BMI of obese children: a clinical trial
Mardia López-Alarcón et al.

Approach to patients with pseudo-Cushing’s states
Carla Scaroni et al.

Association between dietary calcium intake and BMD in children and adolescents
Kaiyu Pan et al.

Female hyperandrogenism and elite sport
Angelica Lindén Hirschberg

Klinefelter syndrome and testosterone treatment: a national cohort study on thrombosis risk
Simon Chang et al.

Why do so many trials of vitamin D supplementation fail?
Barbara J Boucher