Elena Benelli

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OBJECTIVE Premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) is defined as a primary ovarian defect characterized by absent menarche (primary amenorrhea) or premature depletion of ovarian follicles before the age of 40 (secondary amenorrhea) with hypergonadotropism and hypoestrogenism. METHODS We studied the clinical, biological, and genetic data related to 50 POI(More)
OBJECTIVE Thyroid function and gonadal axis are related throughout a woman's fertile period. Modifications of thyroid hormone levels have been reported as a consequence of controlled ovarian stimulation for infertility. METHODS A 28-year-old woman with regular menses and previous evidence of euthyroidism underwent controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH)(More)
Introduction. We evaluated the effects of a therapy that combines myo-inositol (MI) and D-chiro-inositol (DCI) in young overweight women affected by polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), characterized by oligo- or anovulation and hyperandrogenism, correlated to insulin resistance. Methods. We enrolled 46 patients affected by PCOS and, randomly, we assigned them(More)
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