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Diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): an interview with Richard Legro.

Legro R - BMC Med (2015)

Bottom Line: In this podcast, we talk to Professor Richard Legro about the recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) based on clinical practice guidelines and discuss the challenges of diagnosis PCOS at specific age groups.The controversies associated with treatment of PCOS, including therapies for infertility as this is a problem commonly observed in PCOS subjects, are highlighted together with future directions on the topic.The podcast for this interview is available at. http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/supplementary/s12916-015-0299-2-s1.mp3.

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Affiliation: Penn State University College of Medicine, H103, RM C3604, 500 University Drive, M.S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, 17033, USA. rslegro@gmail.com.

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In this podcast, we talk to Professor Richard Legro about the recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) based on clinical practice guidelines and discuss the challenges of diagnosis PCOS at specific age groups. The controversies associated with treatment of PCOS, including therapies for infertility as this is a problem commonly observed in PCOS subjects, are highlighted together with future directions on the topic. The podcast for this interview is available at. http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/supplementary/s12916-015-0299-2-s1.mp3.

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Mentions: His research and clinical practice are primarily focused on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) diagnosis, treatment, and genetic/environmental causes. He established one of the first clinics devoted to the treatment of women with PCOS at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center. Dr Legro is currently an investigator in an ongoing Genome Wide Association Study (GWAS) in PCOS and is the lead investigator of the multicenter U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored trials, Pregnancy in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome I and II. He is the head of the steering committee on several multicenter infertility trials currently underway in China, including PCOSAct, a trial of clomiphene and acupuncture in women with PCOS. He has served as a member of multiple NIH study sections and has published over 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals and books in the field of reproductive endocrinology. He is additionally on the editorial boards for Endocrine Reviews and Endocrinology and is an Associate Editor for Seminars in Reproductive Medicine and Fertility and Sterility. He has received several awards including the Presidential Achievement Award from the Society for Gynecologic Investigation (FigureĀ 1).Figure 1


Diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): an interview with Richard Legro.

Legro R - BMC Med (2015)

Richard Legro.
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Fig1: Richard Legro.
Mentions: His research and clinical practice are primarily focused on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) diagnosis, treatment, and genetic/environmental causes. He established one of the first clinics devoted to the treatment of women with PCOS at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center. Dr Legro is currently an investigator in an ongoing Genome Wide Association Study (GWAS) in PCOS and is the lead investigator of the multicenter U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored trials, Pregnancy in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome I and II. He is the head of the steering committee on several multicenter infertility trials currently underway in China, including PCOSAct, a trial of clomiphene and acupuncture in women with PCOS. He has served as a member of multiple NIH study sections and has published over 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals and books in the field of reproductive endocrinology. He is additionally on the editorial boards for Endocrine Reviews and Endocrinology and is an Associate Editor for Seminars in Reproductive Medicine and Fertility and Sterility. He has received several awards including the Presidential Achievement Award from the Society for Gynecologic Investigation (FigureĀ 1).Figure 1

Bottom Line: In this podcast, we talk to Professor Richard Legro about the recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) based on clinical practice guidelines and discuss the challenges of diagnosis PCOS at specific age groups.The controversies associated with treatment of PCOS, including therapies for infertility as this is a problem commonly observed in PCOS subjects, are highlighted together with future directions on the topic.The podcast for this interview is available at. http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/supplementary/s12916-015-0299-2-s1.mp3.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Penn State University College of Medicine, H103, RM C3604, 500 University Drive, M.S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, 17033, USA. rslegro@gmail.com.

ABSTRACT
In this podcast, we talk to Professor Richard Legro about the recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) based on clinical practice guidelines and discuss the challenges of diagnosis PCOS at specific age groups. The controversies associated with treatment of PCOS, including therapies for infertility as this is a problem commonly observed in PCOS subjects, are highlighted together with future directions on the topic. The podcast for this interview is available at. http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/supplementary/s12916-015-0299-2-s1.mp3.

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