The Endocrine system is a complex system that consists of various glands and organs that secrets numerous hormones. Hormone plays a vital role in many functions of the body like feeling of hunger, thirst, response to stress, mood, temperature control, sexual desire, menstrual cycle, growth and development of child, control of blood sugar etc.
Major endocrine glands are pituitary, thyroid, pancreas, reproductive organs, adrenal glands, parathyroid glands. These glands produce more than 50 different hormones to carry out various processes in our body. Our hospital has a team of a qualified endocrinologists who can manage all problems related to endocrine diseases.
FRAX-based osteoporosis treatment guidelines for resource-poor settings in India.
Lakshmi Nagendra, Nisha bhavani, Usha menon, Praveen V Pavithran, Arun S Menon, Nithya Abraham, Vasantha Nair, Harish Kumar. Archives of Osteoporosis. 2021 Dec;16(1):1-7
Outcomes of Bilateral Adrenalectomy in Cushing's Syndrome
Lakshmi Nagendra, Nisha Bhavani,Praveen V pavithran, Ginil kumar, Usha V Menon, Arun S Menon, Lakshmi Kumar, Harish Kumar, Vasantha Nair, Nithya Abraham, Prem Narayanan. Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism. 2019 Mar;23(2):193.
Lakshmi Nagendra, Nisha Bhavani. Type 1 Diabetes and LADA in the elderly. Diabetes Mellitus in the elderly.vol.1, Evangel, 2019
Patient-centred choice of anti-thyroid drugs in the treatment of graves' disease. Sanjay Kalra, Lakshmi Nagendra, Prem Narayanan. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association. 2021 feb; Vol 71
5) Thyroglobulin antibodies in thyroid carcinoma: Prevalence, correlation with clinicopathological characteristics, and implications on disease outcome
Lakshmi Nagendra, Revathy Vinu, Vasantha Nair, Usha V. Menon, Nisha Bhavani, Praveen V. Pavithran, ESICON 2019 Abstracts. Indian J Endocr Metab 2019; 23, Suppl S1: 5-83
Research Thrust Areas
Endocrine department focuses research in areas of diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders, calcium related disorders and paediatric endocrinological disorders.