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Polycystic ovary syndrome: ovarian pathophysiology and consequences after the menopause


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Title: Polycystic ovary syndrome: ovarian pathophysiology and consequences after the menopause
Authors: Schmidt, Johanna
E-mail: johanna.schmidt@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 18-Nov-2011
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clincial Sciences. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Parts of work: I.Differential expression of inflammation-related genes in the ovarian stroma and granulosa cells of PCOS women. Submitted.

II. Reproductive hormone levels and anthropometry in postmenopausal women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): A 21-year follow-up study of women diagnosed with PCOS around 50 years ago and their age-matched controls. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Jul;96(7):2178-85. Epub 2011 Apr 20.
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III. Cardiovascular disease and risk factors in PCOS women of postmenopausal age: A 21-year follow-up study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Sep 28. [Epub ahead of print]
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IV. Body composition, bone mineral density and fractures in late postmenopausal PCOS women- A long-term follow-up study. Submitted.
Date of Defence: 2011-12-08
Disputation: Torsdagen den 8 december, 2011, kl. 13.00, Föreläsningssal Stammen, Kvinnokliniken, Blå stråket 6, Sahlgrenska, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, 413 45 Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: 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. PCOS is associated with acne, hirsutism, infertility, abdominal obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and dy... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8365-2
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/26591
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