Affiliation: Copenhagen University Hospital
- Testicular dysgenesis syndrome: foetal origin of adult reproductive problemsChristine Wohlfahrt-Veje
University Department of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, Copenhagen, Denmark
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 71:459-65. 2009..Animal experiments have shown that all TDS symptoms, except testicular cancer, can be induced by foetal exposure to anti-androgenic chemicals. However, the cause of TDS in humans remains to be determined...
- Acquired cryptorchidism is frequent in infancy and childhoodChristine Wohlfahrt-Veje
University Department of Growth and Reproduction, GR 5064 Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Int J Androl 32:423-8. 2009..We therefore recommend that all boys should have testis position checked regularly during childhood, at least up to 3 years of age...
- Smaller genitals at school age in boys whose mothers were exposed to non-persistent pesticides in early pregnancyC Wohlfahrt-Veje
University Department of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
Int J Androl 35:265-72. 2012..The findings support the results obtained at three months of age and indicate that prenatal pesticide exposure has long-term effects on reproductive function in boys...
- Early breast development in girls after prenatal exposure to non-persistent pesticidesC Wohlfahrt-Veje
University Department of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Int J Androl 35:273-82. 2012..In addition, lower serum AMH levels indicated a reduced pool of antral ovarian follicles. The long-term consequences of our findings with regard to establishment of future reproductive function still remain unknown...
- Lower birth weight and increased body fat at school age in children prenatally exposed to modern pesticides: a prospective studyChristine Wohlfahrt-Veje
University Dept, of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
Environ Health 10:79. 2011..The purpose of this study was to assess possible effects of prenatal exposure to currently used pesticides on children's growth, endocrine and reproductive function...
- The physiology and timing of male pubertyJeanette Tinggaard
Department of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 19:197-203. 2012..To describe available markers of male puberty, discuss associations between adiposity and pubertal timing and to review recent evidence of a possible secular trend in male pubertal timing...