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Prolactinoma and hyperprolactinemia: A transcultural comparative study between Germany as a western, liberal, industrialized country and Syria as an oriental society with a strong Islamic tradition

Kann, Peter (contact); Juratli, Nour; Kabalan, Younes – DGYE-2009-0277[487600]

OBJECTIVE Prolactinomas and hyperprolactinemia cause hypogonadism and impairment of sexual and reproductive function. In this transcultural study, clinical characteristics of prolactinoma/hyperprolactinemia were compared between a liberal, western, industrialized country and a more traditional, Islamic, oriental society. METHODS 62 Syrian hyperprolactinemic patients were compared to 62 German hyperprolactinemic patients. more

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The influence of other than prolactin hormones on bone mineral density in women with hyperprolactinemia of various origin

Bolanowski, Marek DGYE-2009-0217.r1

Hyperprolactinemia may lead to bone loss, both due to hypogonadism and other hormonal disturbances. Aim of the study was the analysis of influences of hormonal profiles associated with hyperprolactinemia on the bone mineral density (BMD) in women with hyperprolactinemia of various origin. more

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Comparison of cabergoline and bromocriptine in patients with asymptomatic incidental hyperprolactinemia undergoing FIVET-ICSI

Sismanoglu DGYE-2009-0175.r1[ID 463732] 4 pag

We retrospectively assessed outcomes of in vitro fertilization in groups of women with asymptomatic incidentally discovered hyperprolactinemia (AIH) undergoing ovarian stimulation and ICSI-ET relative to the types of dopamine agonist and GnRH analogue used. more

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The role of serum PRL bioactivity evaluation in hyperprolactinaemic women with different menstrual disorders.

A.Kostrzak, A. Warenik-Szymankiewicz, B. Męczekalski

Objective: The objective of the study was to characterize the bioactivity of prolactin in hyperprolactinaemic patients with prolactinomas, irregular menstrual cycles, regular menstrual cycles and PCOS. Methods: Serum PRL, biological activity of PRL(after PEG precipitation) and serum Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), Luteinizing hormone (LH), Estradiol (E2), Testosterone (T), Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH) concentrations were measured in all hyperprolactinaemic patients and control group (healthy subjects). more

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Nahid Eftekhari, Fatemeh Mirzaei, Mehdi Karimi

Background:Abnormal uterine bleeding is one of the most common gynecological problems in women 15-45 years of age. The relation of hyperprolactinemia with reproductive disorders, amenorrhea and irregular menstrual cycles has been known. The aim of this study is the determination of frequency of hyperprolactinemia and golactorrhea in 15-45 years females with abnormal uterine bleeding. more

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