A comparison between the effects of low dose (1 mu g) and standard dose (250 mu g) ACTH stimulation tests on adrenal P450c17 alpha enzyme activity in women with polycystic ovary syndrome


Çolak R., Kelestimur F., Unluhizarci K. , Bayram F. , Sahin Y. , Tutus A.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY, cilt.147, ss.473-477, 2002 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 147 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1530/eje.0.1470473
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.473-477

Özet

Objective: Numerous studies have found elevated androgen production by the adrenal glands in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). However, the role and the mechanisms responsible for the adrenal androgen excess in women with PCOS are not well understood.