Andon Hestiantoro

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Quite a number of structural and functional sex differences have been reported in the human hypothalamus and adjacent structures that may be related to not only reproduction, sexual orientation and gender identity, but also to the often pronounced sex differences in prevalence of psychiatric and neurological diseases. One of the recent focuses of interest(More)
Oestrogens may modulate the activity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. The present study was to investigate whether the activity of the HPA axis in mood disorders might be directly modulated by oestrogens via oestrogen receptors (ORs) in the corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) neurons of the human hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus(More)
Oestrogens may modulate the activity of the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis. The present study was to investigate whether the activity of the HPA axis in mood disorders might be directly modulated by oestrogens via oestrogen receptors (ORs) in the corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) neurons of the human hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus(More)
The expression of estrogen receptor (ER)alpha and -beta in the infundibular nucleus of the hypothalamus was studied immunocytochemically in 28 control subjects and 14 patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD). A shift was found from more nuclear staining of ERalpha in young female controls to more cytoplasmic staining in elderly female controls, whereas no(More)
PURPOSE To determine whether the measurement of serum AMH can be used to diagnose PCOS and as a tool to predict the prognosis of PCOS. METHODS This is a case-control study. Women of reproductive age (18-35 years) were recruited consecutively at a tertiary academic hospital during the period of March 2009-October 2011 and were divided into case (PCOS(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the correlation between chronological and biological age by comparing the normograms of AFC, AMH, and FSH. DESIGN Retrospective study SETTING Data were taken from patients who visited the Infertility Clinic at Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo General Hospital Jakarta, Indonesia, between January 2008 and December 2010. PATIENT(S) Infertile(More)
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