Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0015p278 | Reproduction | SFEBES2008

Antimullerian hormone as a predictor of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

Gelbaya Tarek , Wilkinson Hannah , Roberts Steve , Laing Ian , Nardo Luciano

Objectives: To evaluate the use of Antimüllerian hormone (AMH) measured on day 2 of spontaneous menstrual cycles in the prediction of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS).Design: Prospective observational study.Setting: IVF unit within a department of reproductive medicine and surgery.Patients: Women undergoing their first cycle of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH) for IVF/ICSI.<p class="...

ea0016p146 | Clinical cases | ECE2008

Testosterone treatment improves muscle strength, lean mass and quality of life in prefrail and frail elderly men: results from a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled study

Srinivas-Shankar Upendram , Roberts Steve , Adams Judith , Connolly Martin , Oldham Jackie , Wu Frederick C W

Introduction: Testosterone (T) improves muscle strength in hypogondal patients. It is unclear if testosterone has similar effects in frail elderly men with low T. We conducted a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled parallel group study to determine the effects of T on muscle mass and strength, physical function and quality of life in frail elderly men from the general population.Methods: Two hundred and sixty-two prefrail and frail elderly men (cri...