gonadectomy


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gonadectomy

(ˌɡəʊnəˈdɛktəmɪ)
n
(Surgery) surgery castration
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go·nad·ec·to·my

n. gonadectomía, excisión de una glándula sexual.
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Hormonal risk factors are being actively explored in an effort to determine if there is an increased risk for OSA based on the age of spay or neuter (gonadectomy).
To reduce overly high levels of testosterone, the IAAF suggest the female athletes concerned either take a daily oral contraceptive, hormone-reducing drugs or, more radically, a gonadectomy -- an operation in which testes are removed.But is it possible to force people who are not ill to take medication which could cause secondary effects?No, according to the World Medical Association (WMA), which called on doctors to shun the IAAF regulations which it said "would constrain the athletes concerned to take unjustified medication, not based on medical need".
Bilateral gonadectomy is recommended in children having mixed gonadal dysgenisis with intra-abdominal testes due to the high risk of development of gonadobastoma.32
Patients with hormonal determinations previous to gonadal biopsy or gonadectomy presented no biochemical evidence of gonadal dysgenesis and had normal male follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) levels.
It is believed that the mechanism of the origin of LPD can be confirmed in women with unstable hormonal status since gonadectomy leads to regression of disseminated lesions, and receptors to estrogen and progesterone can be immunohistochemically verified in tumor tissue.
The first baby born from immature human oocytes harvested from unstimulated ovaries from a gonadectomy patient and used in donor oocyte program was reported by Trounson et al.
For this reason, surgery such as gonadectomy should be avoided until the patient is mature enough and informed enough to provide consent.
Fertility preservation in patients undergoing gonadotoxic therapy or gonadectomy: a committee opinion.
The role of sex, adiposity, and gonadectomy in the regulation of irisin secretion.
Wang et al., "Effects of aromatase inhibition versus gonadectomy on hippocampal complex amyloid pathology in triple transgenic mice," Neurobiology of Disease, vol.
In a staff, bringing together endocrinologists and pediatric surgeons, the majority opinion was to maintain the female gender of the child after parental consent and achieve a feminizing genitoplasty (vaginoplasty and clitoridoplasty) with bilateral gonadectomy.