Search for dissertations about: "polycystic ovary syndrome PCOS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words polycystic ovary syndrome PCOS.

  1. 1. Polycystic ovary syndrome : A study on factors of potential impact on body fat and carbohydrate metabolism

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gianluca Gennarelli; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; polycystic ovary syndrome; androgens; insulin; insulin resistance; body fat distribution; hypoglycaemia; adrenal; cortisol; ACTH; leptin; gestational diabetes mellitus; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis was to investigate some factors underlying the metabolic, anthropometric, and endocrine abnormalities of women with the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).An iv insulin tolerance test (0.15 IU bolus) showed substantially preserved glucose counterregulation in women with PCOS (n=18). READ MORE

  2. 2. Polycystic ovary syndrome: ovarian pathophysiology and consequences after the menopause

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johanna Schmidt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; body composition; bone mineral density; cardiovascular disease; fracture; gene expression; menopause; mortality; ovary; polycystic ovary syndrome; reproductive hormones;

    Abstract : Polycystic ovary syndrome Ovarian pathophysiology and consequences after the menopause Johanna Schmidt Institute of Clinical Sciences at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2011 The Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder affecting ~10% of women. It is characterized by oligo/anovulation, hyperandrogenism, and polycystic ovaries. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Henrik Leonhardt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

  4. 4. Metabolic Aspects in the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Åsa Maria Lindholm; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; PCOS; prevalence; fibrinolysis; inflammatory markers; over weight; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases Obstetrics and gynaecology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar 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. Polycystic ovary syndrome – Studies of metabolic and ovarian disturbances and effects of physical exercise and electro-acupuncture

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Louise Mannerås Holm; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adipocyte size; adipose tissue; androgen excess; animal models; body composition; electro-acupuncture; insulin resistance; ovary; physical exercise; polycystic ovary syndrome;

    Abstract : Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine abnormality in premenopausal women. The syndrome is characterized by hyperandrogenism, ovulatory dysfunction and polycystic ovarian (PCO) morphology. Metabolic disturbances, such as insulin resistance and obesity, are also associated with PCOS. READ MORE