Search for dissertations about: "polycystic ovary syndrome pcos"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 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

    Author : Gianluca Gennarelli; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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; Obstetrics and women s diseases; 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. GABA-steroid effects in healthy subjects and women with polycystic ovary syndrome

    Author : Helena Hedström; Torbjörn Bäckström; Marie Bixo; Ian Milsom; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Allopregnanolone; isoallopregnanolone; gonadotropins; GABA-A receptor; women; polycystic ovary syndrome; saccade; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Background: The progesterone metabolite allopregnanolone is involved in several clinical conditions in women, e.g. premenstrual dysphoric disorder. It is a very potent GABA-steroid with GABA-A receptor effects similar to other GABA-agonists, e. 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. Polycystic ovary syndrome: ovarian pathophysiology and consequences after the menopause

    Author : Johanna Schmidt; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    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

  5. 5. 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