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Robert L. Rosenfield

Researcher at University of Chicago

Publications -  265
Citations -  20455

Robert L. Rosenfield is an academic researcher from University of Chicago. The author has contributed to research in topics: Polycystic ovary & Androgen. The author has an hindex of 71, co-authored 265 publications receiving 18680 citations. Previous affiliations of Robert L. Rosenfield include University of Pennsylvania & Ohio State University.

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Prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

TL;DR: It is concluded that women with PCOS should periodically have an OGTT and must be closely monitored for deterioration in glucose tolerance, particularly among those with IGT, the subgroup at highest risk for subsequent development of NIDDM.
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Hirsutism: Implications, etiology, and management☆

TL;DR: The treatment of hirsutism resulting from functional ovarian hyperandrogenism is not as satisfactory; estrogen-progestin treatment is the most useful adjunct to cosmetic approaches to hirsUTism in this country.
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The Pathogenesis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): The Hypothesis of PCOS as Functional Ovarian Hyperandrogenism Revisited.

TL;DR: Polycystic ovary syndrome seems to arise as a complex trait that results from the interaction of diverse genetic and environmental factors, heritable factors include PCOM, hyperandrogenemia, insulin resistance, and insulin secretory defects.
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Polycystic ovary syndrome as a form of functional ovarian hyperandrogenism due to dysregulation of androgen secretion

TL;DR: Patients with the severest cases may have hyperthecosis, a form in which there are no cysts, and those with milder ovarian dysfunction tend to have normal ovarian morphology.