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Polycystic ovaries and hyperandrogenism in women taking valproate for epilepsy.
Menstrual disturbances, polycystic ovaries, and hyperandrogenism are often encountered in women taking valproate for epilepsy.
Obesity and endocrine disorders in women taking valproate for epilepsy
The weight gain can be progressive, and is associated with hyperinsulinemia and low serum levels of insulin‐like growth factor‐binding protein 1, which may lead to hyperandrogenism and polycystic ovaries.
Endometrial changes in postmenopausal breast cancer patients receiving tamoxifen.
Evidence is provided for an estrogenic effect of long-term tamoxifen treatment on the postmenopausal uterus and show it to be associated with an increased occurrence of polyps.
Intrauterine 10μg and 20μg levonorgestrel systems in postmenopausal women receiving oral oestrogen replacement therapy: clinical, endometrial and metabolic response
Objective The clinical and endometrial efficacy and lipid response of two different doses of intrauterine levonorgestrel were assessed in comparison with sequential oral medroxyprogesterone acetate
Polycystic Ovaries and Hyperandrogenism in Women Taking Valproate for Epilepsy
This Finland study studied 238 women with epilepsy who were seen regularly at the Outpatient Department of the University Hospital, Oulu, Finland and found that menstrual disturbances were present in 13 of the women receiving valproate alone.
Response of plasma endorphins, prolactin and catecholamines in women to intense heat in a sauna
SummaryConcentrations of immunoreactiveβ-endorphin (irβ-E), corticotropin, cortisol, prolactin and catecholamines in plasma were followed in 11 healthy women during and after exposure to intense heat
Determination of serum bile acids by glass capillary gas-liquid chromatography.
Fetal bile acid levels in pregnancies complicated by maternal intrahepatic cholestasis.
  • T. Laatikainen
  • Medicine
    American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
  • 1 August 1975