Search for dissertations about: "PCOS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the word PCOS.

  1. 1. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Pregnancy : Prenatal Exposures and Pregnancy Complications

    Author : Heiddis Valgeirsdóttir; Anna-Karin Wikström; Inger Sundström Poromaa; Theodora Kunovac Kallak; Marie Blomberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Polycystic ovary syndrome; PCOS; pregnancy; epidemiology; prenatal exposures; pregnancy complications; Anti-Müllerian hormone; AMH; preterm birth; stillbirth; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women of fertile age. The aetiology of PCOS is not fully understood and might be affected by foetal exposures. Women with PCOS have an increased risk of pregnancy complications, but information on rare severe complications is scarce. READ MORE

  2. 2. Polycystic ovary syndrome - morphologic and dynamic evaluation by magnetic resonance imaging

    Author : Henrik Leonhardt; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; polycystic ovary syndrome; PCOS; magnetic resonance imaging; MRI; ultrasonography; three-dimensional imaging; adrenal hyperplasia; body composition; uterine morphology; uterine peristalsis; ovarian morphology; ovarian perfusion; antral follicle count; AMH; diagnostic accuracy;

    Abstract : Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex endocrine disorder, affecting up to 15% of women of reproductive age. The syndrome is characterized by oligo-anovulation, hyperandrogenism and polycystic ovaries. What constitutes the best definition of PCOS is still a matter of debate. READ MORE

  3. 3. Polycystic ovary syndrome in a lifetime perspective

    Author : Maria Forslund; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cardiovascular disease; FSH; hyperandrogenism; insulin resistance; menopause; netabolic syndrome; PCOS; postmenopausal; type 2 diabetes mellitus; quality of life;

    Abstract : Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is common, affecting 9-18% of women. PCOS is associated with symptoms due to hyperandrogenism and ovarian dysfunction, but is also associated with the metabolic syndrome including obesity, insulin resistance and elevated blood lipids. READ MORE

  4. 4. Metabolic Aspects in the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Author : Åsa Maria Lindholm; Inger Sundström Porormaa; Mari Bixo; Mats Eliasson; Jan Brynhildsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; PCOS; prevalence; fibrinolysis; inflammatory markers; over weight; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders among women of childbearing age and is associated with a number of metabolic disturbances. It has been hypothesised these women carry an increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases (CVD) with advancing age. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies of hyperandrogenicity and the metabolic syndrome in premenopausal women

    Author : Fariba Baghaei; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : androgens; SHBG; HPA axis; abdominal obesity; insulin; HDL; metabolic syndrome; ovarian volume; PCOS; polymorphism; genetics; androgen receptor; estrogen receptor; aromatase;

    Abstract : An androgenic sex hormone profile appears to be a typical feature of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) and a powerful risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes in women. The causes of relative hyperandrogenicity (HA) are not clearly defined. READ MORE