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Consensus on women's health aspects of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): the Amsterdam ESHRE/ASRM-Sponsored 3rd PCOS Consensus Workshop Group.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in females, with a high prevalence. The etiology of this heterogeneous condition remains obscure, and its phenotype expressionExpand
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Circulating levels of allopregnanolone in humans: gender, age, and endocrine influences.
Allopregnanolone is a neuroactive steroid involved in modulating behavioral functions, stress, and neuroendocrine axes in rats. Changes in plasma allopregnanolone levels throughout the menstrualExpand
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Consensus on women's health aspects of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in females with a high prevalence. The etiology of this heterogeneous condition remains obscure and its phenotype expressionExpand
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Deep endometriosis infiltrating the recto-sigmoid: critical factors to consider before management.
BACKGROUND Deep endometriosis invading the bowel constitutes a major challenge for the gynecologist. In addition to the greater impact on pain, the high incidence of surgical morbidity involved withExpand
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Insulin-lowering agents in the management of polycystic ovary syndrome.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a medical condition that has brought multiple specialists together. Gynecologists, endocrinologists, cardiologists, pediatricians, and dermatologists are allExpand
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High plasma concentrations of di-(2-ethylhexyl)-phthalate in women with endometriosis.
BACKGROUND Emerging evidence suggests a potential role for ubiquitous environmental contaminants in the physiopathology of endometriosis. Di-(2-ethylhexyl)-phthalate (DEHP), the most commonly usedExpand
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Inhibins in female and male reproductive physiology: role in gametogenesis, conception, implantation and early pregnancy.
A great deal of new information has arisen in the recent years concerning inhibin physiology and clinical relevance in reproductive medicine. It is now recognized that the two inhibin isoforms, namedExpand
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Peptide signaling in human placenta and membranes: autocrine, paracrine, and endocrine mechanisms.
I. Introduction During the last 15 years our concepts of the role and functioning of intrauterine tissues during human pregnancy have been changing. While initially considered solely for their roleExpand
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Allopregnanolone concentrations and premenstrual syndrome.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate basal allopregnanolone and progesterone in both phases of the menstrual cycle in women suffering from premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and their response to a GnRH test. DESIGN WeExpand
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Growth factors and myometrium: biological effects in uterine fibroid and possible clinical implications.
BACKGROUND Growth factors are proteins secreted by a number of cell types that are capable of modulating cellular growth, proliferation and cellular differentiation. It is well accepted that uterineExpand
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