[Strategies in laboratory medicine for the endocrinological diagnosis of ovarian disorders]

Ther Umsch. 2008 Sep;65(9):551-7. doi: 10.1024/0040-5930.65.9.551.
[Article in German]


The endocrine laboratory analyses are essential for an adequate diagnosis and therapy of many ovarian pathologies. This article portrays this fact for four gynecological disorders. The endocrinological strategies for diagnosing secondary amenorrhoea, female infertility enclosing the polycystic ovarian syndrome, perimenopause and endocrine active ovarian tumors are highlighted in its main features.

Publication types

  • English Abstract
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Biomarkers / blood*
  • Biomarkers / urine
  • Clinical Chemistry Tests / methods*
  • Endocrinology / methods*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Ovarian Diseases / blood*
  • Ovarian Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Ovarian Diseases / urine


  • Biomarkers