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Aromatase inhibitors in reproductive biology and endocrinology

Edited by Antonin Bukovsky
Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology

This collection of articles has not been sponsored and articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer-review process. The Guest Editors declare no competing interests.

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  1. Content type: Review

    Aromatase inhibitors effectively delay epiphysial maturation in boys and improve testosterone levels in adult men Therefore, aromatase inhibitors may be used to increase adult height in boys with gonadotropin-...

    Authors: Willem de Ronde and Frank H de Jong

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2011 9:93

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  2. Content type: Review

    This systematic review aims to assess the efficacy of aromatase inhibitors (AIs) in treating pain symptoms caused by endometriosis. A comprehensive literature search was conducted to identify all the published...

    Authors: Simone Ferrero, David J Gillott, Pier L Venturini and Valentino Remorgida

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2011 9:89

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  3. Content type: Review

    Aromatase, the key enzyme in estrogen biosynthesis, converts androstenedione to estrone and testosterone to estradiol. The enzyme is expressed in various tissues such as ovary, placenta, bone, brain, skin, and...

    Authors: Shabana I Khan, Jianping Zhao, Ikhlas A Khan, Larry A Walker and Asok K Dasmahapatra

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2011 9:91

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  4. Content type: Review

    Aromatase inhibitors have been introduced as a new treatment modality that could challenge clomiphene citrate as an ovulation induction regiment in patients with PCOS. Although several randomized trials have b...

    Authors: Evangelos G Papanikolaou, Nikolaos P Polyzos, Peter Humaidan, George Pados, Ernesto Bosch, Herman Tournaye and Basil Tarlatzis

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2011 9:85

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  5. Content type: Research

    The objective of this study was to compare letrozole-stimulated cycles to natural cycles in 208 patients undergoing intrauterine insemination (IUI) between July of 2004 and January of 2007. Group I (n = 47) re...

    Authors: Mohamed A Bedaiwy, Mahmoud A Abdelaleem, Mostafa Hussein, Noha Mousa, Lisa N Brunengraber and Robert F Casper

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2011 9:83

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  6. Content type: Research

    When aromatase inhibitors are used to treat premenopausal women with endometriosis, additional drugs should be used to effectively down-regulate gonadal estrogen biosynthesis. This randomized prospective open-...

    Authors: Simone Ferrero, Pier L Venturini, David J Gillott and Valentino Remorgida

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2011 9:88

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  7. Content type: Review

    Postmenopausal endometriosis is a rare clinical condition. The diagnosis and treatment of an endometriotic lesion in postmenopausal women is complicated. First line treatment choice should be surgical, given t...

    Authors: Nikolaos P Polyzos, Human M Fatemi, Apostolos Zavos, Grigoris Grimbizis, Dimitra Kyrou, Juan-Garcia Velasco, Paul Devroey, Basil Tarlatzis and Evangelos G Papanikolaou

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2011 9:90

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  8. Content type: Research

    The aim of this randomized controlled trial was to compare the efficacy of extended letrozole regimen with clomiphene citrate in women with unexplained infertility undergoing superovulation and intrauterine in...

    Authors: Usama M Fouda and Ahmed M Sayed

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2011 9:84

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