Estrogen replacement in women of fertile years with hypopituitarism.

@article{Mah2005EstrogenRI,
  title={Estrogen replacement in women of fertile years with hypopituitarism.},
  author={Peak Mann Mah and John Webster and P J{\"o}nsson and Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen and Maria Koltowska-H{\"a}ggstr{\"o}m and Richard J Ross},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2005},
  volume={90 11},
  pages={
          5964-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND What form of estrogen to prescribe a young hypopituitary woman with gonadal failure remains an open question despite evidence that oral estrogen therapy induces GH resistance and an increase in fat mass. METHODS Using an international surveillance study of hypopituitary patients, we examined two questions: 1) What estrogen is prescribed to young women of fertile years with hypopituitarism? 2) Is there a difference in body composition or IGF-I levels dependent on the type of… CONTINUE READING

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