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The oral administration of 150 micrograms desogestrel and 30 micrograms ethinyl estradiol (EE2) increases (P less than 0.001) serum concentrations of sex-hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) and corticosteroid-binding globulin (CBG), whereas treatment with 150 micrograms levonorgestrel and 30 micrograms EE2 only increases serum CBG concentrations. No changes in(More)
The activities of serum aspartate aminotransferase (EC 2.6.1.1, L-aspartate: 2-oxoglutartate aminotransferase, ASAT) and alanine aminotransferase (EC 2.6.1.2, L-alanine: 2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase, ALAT) were determined in the sera of 1484 apparently healthy subjects using kinetic methods according to the Scandinavian recommendation (33). In the adult(More)
The series comprises 109 healthy females aged 14-49 years (mean age 28 years) hospitalized for legal abortion or diagnostic curettage. The patients were premedicated with morphine-scopolamine 0.4-0.7 ml i.m. (morphine 20 mg/ml, scopolamine 0.6 mg/ml) and atropine 0.01 mg/kg i.v. Ketamine 1.5 mg/kg was administered i.v. and immediately thereafter 2 ml of a(More)
  • S E Nummi
  • Current medical research and opinion
  • 1978
A trial was carried out in 10 healthy women to study the effects of withdrawal of treatment with 0.5 mg lynestrenol per day, for 3 successive days during the pre-ovulatory phase, on the physiological properties of the cervical mucus, vaginal cytology and pituitary and ovarian functions. In most cases, the amount, Spinnbarkeit and ferning of the cervical(More)
A comparative study was performed on the plasma 11-hydroxycorticosteroids (11-OHCS) responses to lysine-8-vasopressin (LVP) before and during ingestion of an oral contraceptive wieh oestrogenic activity. A total of 19 healthy women with a normal menstrual cycle and normal plasma 11-OHCS content in blood samples at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. were included in the(More)