Endocrinology & Metabolic Syndrome

Endocrinology & Metabolic Syndrome
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ISSN: 2161-1017

Carlomagno G

Carlomagno G


  • Review Article
    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Features, Diagnostic Criteria and Treatments
    Author(s): Unfer V, Proietti S, Gullo G, Porcaro G, Carlomagno G and Bizzarri MUnfer V, Proietti S, Gullo G, Porcaro G, Carlomagno G and Bizzarri M

    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common female endocrine disorder that affects 6–15% of the female population. It is a very complex syndrome that involves the hypothalamus, the pituitary gland, the ovaries, the adrenal gland and the peripheral adipose tissue that together contribute to create a generally imbalance, associated with three characteristic symptoms: oligo-anovulation, hirsutism and infertility. PCOS has been studied over a prolonged period of time and yet is still not fully understood. In 2003, in Rotterdam, the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) together with the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), drafted a consensus document that, gathering the conclusions discussed and compared of various experts works, established a worldwide standard diagnostic criteria for the Polycystic ovary syndrome. Since then, .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-1017.1000136

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