Dehydroepiandrosterone enhances decidualization in women of advanced reproductive age

@inproceedings{Gibson2018DehydroepiandrosteroneED,
  title={Dehydroepiandrosterone enhances decidualization in women of advanced reproductive age},
  author={Douglas Gibson and Ioannis Simitsidellis and Olympia Kelepouri and Hilary O D Critchley and Philippa T K Saunders},
  booktitle={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2018}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the impact of the androgen precursor dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) on the decidualization of human endometrial stromal cells isolated from women of advanced reproductive age. DESIGN In vitro study. SETTING University research institute. PATIENT(S) Proliferative phase primary human endometrial stromal fibroblasts (hESFs) were isolated from women of advanced reproductive age (n = 16; mean age, 44.7 ± 2.3). None of the women were receiving hormone therapy or had… CONTINUE READING