Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0012p114 | Reproduction | SFE2006

Effect of serum testosterone concentrations on outcome of induction of ovulation by low-dose FSH in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Gorry Anwen , White Davinia , Franks Stephen

The recent recommendations from the joint ESHRE/ASRM expert panel regarding the definition of PCOS (the so-called Rotterdam Criteria) have given rise to considerable controversy, particularly over the inclusion of anovulatory women with polycystic ovaries (PCO) but without evidence of androgen excess. We reviewed the results of a large series of anovulatory women with PCO who have been treated with low-dose FSH at our centre with the aim of investigating the impact of serum te...

ea0038p368 | Reproduction | SFEBES2015

Low-dose gonadotrophin therapy for induction of ovulation: comparison of results in women with PCOS or hypothalamic amenorrhoea

Lovelock Suzie , Hardy Kate , White Davinia , Franks Stephen

We have reviewed the outcome of a low-dose step-up regimen for induction of ovulation in clomiphene-unresponsive women with PCOS and in women with hypothalamic hypogonadism (HH), treated at a single centre. Data from 366 women with PCOS and 80 with HH (1165 records) were entered into a FileMakerPro database, refined and constrained to allow stratification and analysis of relevant data. 85% of cycles were ovulatory in both PCOS and HH. PCOS patients were more likely to have cyc...

ea0025p158 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2011

Effect of diet/lifestyle advice on weight change in an unselected polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) population

Sinha Khushboo , Albeyatti Abdullah , White Davinia , Franks Stephen , Webber Lisa

Objectives: To examine the effect on weight change of diet/lifestyle advice to maintain/achieve a healthy weight in an unselected PCOS population.Methods: All overweight patients attending the Reproductive Endocrine clinic with PCOS are routinely given lifestyle advice for weight loss by their consultant, offered referral to see a dietician and, when clinically appropriate, prescribed orlistat. Clinical notes were reviewed for 50 consecutive patients wit...