Glucocorticoids: their role on gonadal function and LH secretion.

@article{Contreras1996GlucocorticoidsTR,
  title={Glucocorticoids: their role on gonadal function and LH secretion.},
  author={Liliana Noem{\'i} Contreras and Attilio Masini and Massimo Danna and Milan Kr{\'a}l and Oscar Domingo Bruno and Mar{\'i}a Alicia Rossi and Juan Angel Andrada},
  journal={Minerva endocrinologica},
  year={1996},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          43-6
        }
}
The aim of the study was to investigate gonadal function and LH reserve in patients on chronic therapy with supraphysiological doses of GC. We clinically evaluated 17 male subjects (aged 23-56 years-old) on chronic GC therapy. In four subjects (aged 23-39 years-old) randomly selected, three basal blood samples were drawn and pooled for measurement of SHBG, total, free and bioavailable testosterone. Following baseline samples, a GnRH stimulation test was performed. Starting with a priming of 5… CONTINUE READING

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