The Year in Review: Endocrinology

Yona Greenman

Tel Aviv University

Deputy Director of the Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Tel Aviv-Sourasky Medical Center, Director of the Neuroendocrine UnitAssociate Professor -Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv UniversityTreating trans-people for more than 15 years- I am glad to have introduced the subject to the internal medicine curriculum of the Sackler Medical School, and in the  requirements for specialist certification  in Endocrinology in Israel.

Background

There is increasing awareness of the need to advance transgender health through high quality research, to enable provision of evidence based treatment.     [ view full abstract ]

Aim(s)

To identify important recent publications concerning internal medicine and endocrine aspects of transgender health. [ view full abstract ]

Main Outcome Measures

A thorough PubMed literature search for articles published between January 1 2016 through March 2017 was conducted. Key words were: trangender AND health, hormones, cardiovascular, bone, cancer, fertility. [ view full abstract ]

Methods

Thirty publications were selected based on their novelty, importance and potential impact on transgender health. [ view full abstract ]

Results

Summarized extracts of selected publications will be presented in this talk, covering cardiovascular risk factors, hormone and brain correlates, fertility, and issues pertinent to the aging transgender population. [ view full abstract ]

Conclusion

High quality research is still needed in several areas concerning treatment and health of transgender people. [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Yona Greenman (Tel Aviv University)

Topic Area

Oral & Poster Topics: Plenary

Session

PLS-4 » Plenary Session IV: the Year in Review (09:00 - Saturday, 8th April, Pacific)

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