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ENDOCRINE TREATMENT OF GENDER-DYSPHORIC/GENDER-INCONGRUENT PERSONS: AN ENDOCRINE SOCIETY CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE.
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This research presents a novel and scalable approach called “evidence-based informed decision-making” that aims to provide real-time information about the impact of adverse events on children’s health and how they are measured and treated.
Non-binary or genderqueer genders
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This paper considers ways in which (mental) health professionals may assist the people with genderqueer and non-binary gender identities and/or expressions they may see in their practice and considers treatment options and associated risks.
Endocrine Treatment of Gender‐Dysphoric/Gender‐Incongruent Persons: An Endocrine Society* Clinical Practice Guideline
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This evidence‐based guideline recommends treating gender‐dysphoric/gender‐incongruent adolescents who have entered puberty at Tanner Stage G2/B2 by suppression with gonadotropin‐releasing hormone agonists and recommends adding gender‐affirming hormones after a multidisciplinary team has confirmed the persistence of gender dysphoria/gender incongruence.
Long-term evaluation of cross-sex hormone treatment in transsexual persons.
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Cross-sex hormone treatment appears to be safe in transsexual men, but a substantial number of transsexual women suffered from osteoporosis at the lumbar spine and distal arm, and more attention should be paid to decrease cardiovascular risk factors during hormone therapy management.
AcroBel--the Belgian registry on acromegaly: a survey of the 'real-life' outcome in 418 acromegalic subjects.
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This real-life survey reveals that only half of acromegalic patients received an adequate therapy resulting in cure or disease control when stringent biochemical criteria are used, and AcroBel provides an excellent tool to analyse the prevalence, incidence, treatment modalities and outcome.
Reproductive wish in transsexual men.
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The data reveal that the majority of transsexual men desire to have children, and more attention should be paid to this topic during the diagnostic phase of transition and to the consequences for genetic parenthood after starting sex reassignment therapy.
Long-term assessment of the physical, mental, and sexual health among transsexual women.
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Transsexual women function well on a physical, emotional, psychological and social level, but sexual functioning as assessed through FSFI was suboptimal when compared with biological women, especially the sublevels concerning arousal, lubrication, and pain.
Genital Sensitivity After Sex Reassignment Surgery in Transsexual Patients
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To obtain orgasm after phalloplasty, the reconstruction of the clitoris from the neurovascular pedicled glans flap is essential and the coaptation of the cutaneous nerves of the flap with the ilioinguinalis nerve and with one of the 2 nerves ofthe clitoris is essential.
Prevalence of Gender Nonconformity in Flanders, Belgium
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The prevalence of gender incongruence and gender ambivalence was examined based on two population-based surveys, one of 1,832 Flemish persons and one of 2,472 sexual minority individuals in Flanders, to examine the extent to which a person’s gender identity, gender role and/or gender expression differs from the cultural norms prescribed for people of a particular sex.
The Aging Males' Symptoms (AMS) scale: Update and compilation of international versions
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The AMS scale is obviously a valuable tool for assessing health related quality of life in aging men, because it is used worldwide and it is a standardized scale according to psychometric norms.
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