The Year in Review: Endocrinology

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 ]

Methods

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 ]

Main Outcome Measures

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 ]

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Session

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

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