Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0029p930 | Female Reproduction | ICEECE2012

The prevalence of endometrial hyperplasia and endometrial cancer in Danish women with PCOS or hyperandrogenism

Ravn P. , Glintborg D. , Andersen M. , Holm N. , Scledermann D.

Objective: PCOS may be associated with an increased risk of endometrial hyperplasia (EH) and endometrial cancer (EC), but substantial evidence remains to be established. We investigated the prevalence of EH and EC in a well-characterized group of women with PCOS and/or clinical/biochemical hyperandrogenism.Design: Retrospective, trans-sectional study.Setting: Out-patient clinic at the Departments of Endocrinology and Gynecology, Od...

ea0026p120 | Female reproduction | ECE2011

Smoking is associated with increased adrenal responsiveness, decreased prolactin levels and a more adverse lipid profile in 650 Caucasian patients with polycystic ovary syndrome

Glintborg D , Mumm H , Hougaard D M , Ravn P , Andersen M

Objective: Smoking may be associated with changes in metabolic risk factors and sex hormones in PCOS.Design: Retrospective trans-sectional study.Patients: Six hundred and fifty caucasian premenopausal women with the diagnoses hirsutism or PCOS were divided according to smoking status: Non-smokers (NS-PCOS=390) and smokers (S-PCOS=260). 119 healthy women were studied as controls (NS-Control=105, S-Control=14)....