Association of Menopausal Age with Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysm Morphology

Conclusions: A trend to increased UIA maximal diameter and neck size was seen in the POM group compared to the PRM group. The PRM group had a significantly higher number of UIA lobes. Larger prospective trials are needed to confirm these findings.Intervent Neurol 2019;8:109 –115
Source: Interventional Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research

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Authors: Grandi G, Caroli M, Cortesi L, Toss A, Tazzioli G, Facchinetti F Abstract INTRODUCTION: Risk-reducing-salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO) inevitably leads BRCA mutation carriers to premature menopause. AREAS COVERED: To evaluate the existing evidence for use of postmenopausal hormone therapy (HT) in BRCAmc, after RRSO or menopause occurring naturally, for both breast cancer (BC) survivors and those without BC. EXPERT OPINION: All BC survivors are excluded from any HT treatment: in other BRCAmc, before 51 years of age the benefits of HT overcome the risks after RRSO and/or premature ovarian insufficie...
Source: Expert Opinion on Drug Safety - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Expert Opin Drug Saf Source Type: research
AbstractIntroduction and hypothesisCervical elongation (CE) has not been clearly defined and has similar symptoms to pelvic organ prolapse. We aimed to evaluate the diagnostic value of preoperative POP-Q examinations, ultrasonographic measurements, and direct cervical length measurement with a Foley catheter in predicting CE on postoperative hysterectomy specimens.MethodsFifty-six patients who underwent vaginal hysterectomy for apical pelvic organ prolapse were included. The patients were divided into two groups based on the hysterectomy specimens ’ corpus/cervix ratio (CCR) as follows: the non-CE group, CCR> 1; the CE group, CCR
Source: International Urogynecology Journal - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: Case Reports in Women's HealthAuthor(s): Gloria A. Bachmann
Source: Case Reports in Womens Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
ConclusionOur study contributes to the descriptive prevalence of some known risk factors in Indian breast cancer patients.
Source: The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewTo evaluate the efficacy of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRHa) in women with abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) on anticoagulant therapy.Recent FindingsProspective observational case series (Canadian Task Force Classification II-3) at University-affiliated teaching hospital. From January 2002 through December 2019, three premenopausal women on warfarin therapy were identified from our clinical practice. After clinical assessment, including Papanicolaou smear, endometrial biopsy, and pelvic sonography, a GnRHa was used to treat their AUB. Two women were receiving warfarin therapy (5 –...
Source: Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Voice complaints associated with menopause have been reported by a substantial number of studies. However, to assess the clinical relevance of menopause to voice is still difficult as the extent to which menopausal symptoms are reflected on voice metrics remains unclear. A comprehensive review and meta-analysis were carried out to identify voice-related metrics that change with menopause and to quantify the magnitude of those changes. Academic Search Premier, Medline, SciELO, Scopus, PubMed, and Web of Science were searched without restriction of publication year until January 2020.
Source: Journal of Voice - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Source Type: research
Vulvovaginal atrophy (or VVA), part of the genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), is a condition that develops in an estrogen-deficient setting that affects peri-and post-menopausal women causing several distressing urogenital symptoms including dryness, reduced lubrication, itching, burning, irritable bladder symptoms and painful intercourse [1,2]. An estimated 50% of postmenopausal women will experience symptoms of VVA [1], greatly impacting their quality of life [1,3]. Treatment for VVA consist of over the counter lubricants, moisturizers or vaginal prescription estrogen therapies, and prescription dehydroepiandrost...
Source: Maturitas - Category: Primary Care Authors: Source Type: research
The objective of this study is to analyze if whole-body electromyostimulation (WB-EMS) is suitable for the prevention and treatment of postmenopausal physical deterioration. Thirty-four healthy sedentary women between 55 and 69 years followed an experimental design pre-post test. Both groups conducted 10 weeks of aerobic and strength training program. The experimental group conducted the training with superimposed WB-EMS during exercise. At the end of the intervention, the experimental group obtained better power (Squat: mean difference (MD) = 38.69 W [1.75,75.62], d = 0.81; Bench press: MD = 25.64 W [17.48, 33.82], d = 2....
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
WEDNESDAY, July 8, 2020 -- Dairy intake is not associated with improvements in bone mineral density or risk for fractures in women transitioning to menopause, according to a study recently published in Menopause. Taylor C. Wallace, Ph.D., from...
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Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Society for EndocrinologyUndergraduate Video Award. This new Society award challenged students to produce a 1-2 minute video, aimed at engaging the general public with endocrinology. Communicating science to wider audiences is an important skill for every scientist and the standard of submissions was very high. You can watch the winners and highly commended runners up on ourdedicated You and Your Hormones webpage. 1st Place Our Bodies May Cure Themselves of Diabetes in the Future Aqua Asif, University of Leicester2nd Place Why does hot flushing occur in menopause? Carmen Ho, ...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
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