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Growth hormone, insulin-like growth factor I, and leptin interaction in human cultured lutein granulosa cells steroidogenesis
Objective: To investigate the effect of leptin on the actions of growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) in ovarian steroidogenesis in vitro. Design: In vitro cell culture study. Setting: Research ...
Isolated fallopian tube torsion: A rare diagnosis in a perimenopausal patient with adnexal mass and raised Ca 19-9: Endoscopic management and review
Isolated torsion of the fallopian tube in perimenopausal women is very rare. A patient who presented with an adnexal mass with possible ovarian torsion and with a raised Ca 19-9 titer is reported. A 48-year-old perimenopausal ...
Xanthogranulomatous salpingitis: Report of three cases and comparison with a case of pseudoxanthomatous salpingitis
Xanthogranulomatous inflammation, an uncommon form of chronic inflammation, has been described in several organs including those of the female genital tract. A rare condition described as pseudoxanthomatous salpingitis or ...
Expression of human serum albumin (HSA) mRNA in human granulosa cells: Potential correlation of the 95 amino acid long carboxyl terminal of HSA to gonadotrophin surge-attenuating factor
Introduction: According to previous studies, gonadotrophin surge-attenuating factor (GnSAF), which is assumed to be produced in human granulosa cells, has a homology with the carboxyl terminal of the human serum albumin ...
Relation between leptin and cortisol values in umbilical vessels at normal vaginal delivery
To study the role of various hormones in the control of fetal leptin secretion during labour, 33 pregnant women with normal singleton term pregnancy were recruited. At the time of spontaneous vaginal delivery, a venous ...
Uterine perforation as a rare complication of attempted pregnancy termination with misoprostol: A case report
BACKGROUND: Abortion induced by drugs is now a viable alternative to surgically induced abortion, but it can cause severe complications. CASE: Products of conception were found in the peritoneal cavity after administration ...