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Title: Early metformin therapy to delay menarche and augment height in girls with precocious pubarche
Authors: Ibáñez, Lourdes ×
Lopez-Bermejo, Abel
Diaz, Marta
Marcos, Maria Victoria
de Zegher, Francis #
Issue Date: Feb-2011
Publisher: American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Series Title: Fertility and Sterility vol:95 issue:2 pages:727-30
Abstract: To study the effects of early metformin treatment on menarche, height, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) markers. Low-birthweight (LBW) girls with precocious pubarche (PP) are at risk for an early menarche (<12 years), an adult stature below target level, and PCOS. Hyperinsulinemic insulin resistance is thought to be a key factor.
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ISSN: 0015-0282
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Section Newborn (-)
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