Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0056p966 | Male Reproduction | ECE2018

Effects of cross-sex hormone treatment on body composition in transgender persons

Hayon Maria , Blanquez David , Serrano Maria del Carmen , Aviles Maria Dolores , Torres Elena

Background: Cross-sex hormone treatments are used to masculinize or feminize the bodies of female-to-male (FtM) or male-to-female (MtF) transsexuals, respectively. Redistribution of fat mass is expected to occur during the first 1–6 months in transgender males and in the first 3–12 months in transgender females.Objective: To examine the effects of cross-gender sex hormone therapy (CHT) on body composition in transsexual men and women.<p cla...

ea0056p975 | Male Reproduction | ECE2018

Prolactin concentration in male-to-female transsexual subjects following cross-sex hormone therapy

Hayon Maria , Blanquez David , del Carmen Serrano Maria , Aviles Maria Dolores , Torres Elena

Background: Male-to-female transsexual persons use estrogens + antiandrogens to adapt their physical bodies to the female sex.Estrogens are powerful stimulators of synthesis and release of prolactin and serum prolactin levels are usually somewhat increased following estrogen treatment.Objective: To determine prolactin levels and to assess the risk of development of prolactinoma in male-to-female transgender subjects following cross-sex hormone therapy (C...