Gonadal dysfunction in morbidly obese adolescent girls

Monday, March 31, 2014
Twenty-five percent of morbidly obese girls were affected with PCOS, and 33% had metabolic syndrome; PCOS and its individual components did not predict metabolic syndrome in morbidly obese adolescents.

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Determinants of testosterone recovery after bariatric surgery is it only a matter of reduction of body mass index

Friday, May 31, 2013
Body mass index correlation with sex hormones is exponential for testosterone and power for sex hormone–binding globulin (SHBG). Bariatric surgery improves all parameters with a higher than expected (for corresponding weight loss) increase of total testosterone and SHBG.

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