Alessandro D Genazzani

Summary

Affiliation: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Differential insulin response to myo-inositol administration in obese polycystic ovary syndrome patients
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Gynecological Endocrinology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:969-73. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Estriol administration modulates luteinizing hormone secretion in women with functional hypothalamic amenorrhea
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Fertil Steril 97:483-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint A long-term treatment with gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist plus a low-dose oral contraceptive improves the recovery of the ovulatory function in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome
    A D Genazzani
    University of Modena, Italy
    Fertil Steril 67:463-8. 1997
  4. ncbi request reprint Might DHEA be considered a beneficial replacement therapy in the elderly?
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Drugs Aging 24:173-85. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Metformin administration is more effective when non-obese patients with polycystic ovary syndrome show both hyperandrogenism and hyperinsulinemia
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 23:146-52. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Hypothalamic amenorrhea: from diagnosis to therapeutical approach
    A D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecological Endocrinology Center, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Ann Endocrinol (Paris) 71:163-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Acetyl-L-carnitine (ALC) administration positively affects reproductive axis in hypogonadotropic women with functional hypothalamic amenorrhea
    A D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 34:287-91. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Use of metformin in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecological Endocrinology Center, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 6:577-93. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Metformin administration restores allopregnanolone response to adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) stimulation in overweight hyperinsulinemic patients with PCOS
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 26:684-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint [Effects of Klamath Algae extract on psychological disorders and depression in menopausal women: a pilot study]
    A D Genazzani
    Dipartimento di Ginecologia e Ostetricia, Centro di Endocrinologia Ginecologica, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italia
    Minerva Ginecol 62:381-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Differential insulin response to myo-inositol administration in obese polycystic ovary syndrome patients
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Gynecological Endocrinology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:969-73. 2012
    ..In conclusion, our study supports the hypothesis that MYO administration is more effective in obese patients with high fasting insulin plasma levels...
  2. doi request reprint Estriol administration modulates luteinizing hormone secretion in women with functional hypothalamic amenorrhea
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Fertil Steril 97:483-8. 2012
    ..To evaluate the influence of estriol administration on the hypothalamus-pituitary function and gonadotropins secretion in patients affected by functional hypothalamic amenorrhea (FHA)...
  3. ncbi request reprint A long-term treatment with gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist plus a low-dose oral contraceptive improves the recovery of the ovulatory function in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome
    A D Genazzani
    University of Modena, Italy
    Fertil Steril 67:463-8. 1997
    ..To evaluate the hormonal and clinical follow-up after the suspension of a longterm therapy with GnRH-agonist (GnRH-a) plus oral contraceptive (OC) in comparison to OC alone in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Might DHEA be considered a beneficial replacement therapy in the elderly?
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Drugs Aging 24:173-85. 2007
    ..This overview offers some points of view on use of DHEA as an experimental hormonal replacement therapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Metformin administration is more effective when non-obese patients with polycystic ovary syndrome show both hyperandrogenism and hyperinsulinemia
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 23:146-52. 2007
    ..The use of insulin-sensitizer compounds, such as metformin, permits great improvement of such metabolic abnormality, restoring ovarian function and gonadal steroid synthesis and reducing insulin resistance...
  6. doi request reprint Hypothalamic amenorrhea: from diagnosis to therapeutical approach
    A D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecological Endocrinology Center, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Ann Endocrinol (Paris) 71:163-9. 2010
    ..This chapter aims to give insights into diagnosis and putative therapeutic strategies...
  7. doi request reprint Acetyl-L-carnitine (ALC) administration positively affects reproductive axis in hypogonadotropic women with functional hypothalamic amenorrhea
    A D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 34:287-91. 2011
    ..HA presents with hypo-LH, hypoestrogenism and, until now, a definite therapeutic strategy has not yet been found. The aim of the following study was to test the efficacy of acetyl-L-carnitine (ALC) administration in HA-affected subjects...
  8. doi request reprint Use of metformin in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecological Endocrinology Center, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 6:577-93. 2010
    ..This review focuses on the many aspects of PCOS and on the possible issues of this disease for which metformin might be a putative optimal treatment...
  9. doi request reprint Metformin administration restores allopregnanolone response to adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) stimulation in overweight hyperinsulinemic patients with PCOS
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 26:684-9. 2010
    ..To investigate the adrenal response in terms of allopregnanolone secretion in a group of hyperinsulinemic patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Effects of Klamath Algae extract on psychological disorders and depression in menopausal women: a pilot study]
    A D Genazzani
    Dipartimento di Ginecologia e Ostetricia, Centro di Endocrinologia Ginecologica, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italia
    Minerva Ginecol 62:381-8. 2010
    ..In this study we aimed to investigate the effect of a two-month supplementation period with the Klamath algae extract KlaminĀ® on the general and psychological well-being of a group of 30 menopausal women, free from any hormonal therapy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Estimation of instantaneous secretory rates and intrinsic characteristics of luteinizing hormone secretion in women with Kallmann syndrome before and after estriol administration
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Reprod Biol 11:284-93. 2011
    ..These data support the hypothesis that the administration of weak estrogen improves LH response to GnRH in hypogonadotropic women with KS...
  12. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and therapeutic approach to hypothalamic amenorrhea
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynicology, Gynicological Endocrinology Center, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1092:103-13. 2006
    ..This article tries to give insights into diagnosis and putative therapeutic strategies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pulsatile secretory characteristics of allopregnanolone, a neuroactive steroid, during the menstrual cycle and in amenorrheic subjects
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 146:347-56. 2002
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  14. ncbi request reprint Pivagabine decreases stress-related hormone secretion in women with hypothalamic amenorrhea
    A D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 23:526-32. 2000
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  15. ncbi request reprint Oral dehydroepiandrosterone supplementation modulates spontaneous and growth hormone-releasing hormone-induced growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor-1 secretion in early and late postmenopausal women
    A D Genazzani
    University of Psa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 76:241-8. 2001
    ..To evaluate the effects of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) supplementation on the growth hormone-releasing hormone-growth hormone (GHRH-GH) axis in lean and obese postmenopausal women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Increased adrenal steroid secretion in response to CRF in women with hypothalamic amenorrhea
    A D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100, Modena, Italy
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 78:247-52. 2001
    ..To evaluate adrenal steroid hormone secretion in response to corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) or to adrenocorticotropin hormone in women with hypothalamic amenorrhea...
  17. ncbi request reprint Modulatory effects of a synthetic steroid (tibolone) and estradiol on spontaneous and GH-RH-induced GH secretion in postmenopausal women
    A D Genazzani
    University of Modena, Italy
    Maturitas 28:27-33. 1997
    ..Since hormonal replacement therapy (HRT) affects plasma GH levels, the present study aimed to verify the effect of tibolone, a synthetic steroid, on modulating spontaneous and growth hormone releasing hormone (GH-RH) induced GH secretion...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acute infusion of naloxone, an opioid receptor antagonist, does not modify serum leptin concentrations in amenorrheic and healthy women
    A D Genazzani
    University of Modena, Italy
    Fertil Steril 70:924-6. 1998
    ..To determine whether the opioidergic system is involved in the modulation of leptin secretion in healthy and amenorrheic subjects...
  19. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine aspects of amenorrhea related to stress
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena 41100, Italy
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 2:661-8. 2005
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  20. doi request reprint Myo-inositol administration positively affects hyperinsulinemia and hormonal parameters in overweight patients with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:139-44. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effects the administration of myo-inositol (MYO) on hormonal parameters in a group of PCOS patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Metformin administration modulates neurosteroids secretion in non-obese amenorrhoic patients with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:36-43. 2006
    ..Metformin administration reduces insulin resistance and androgen production both from the ovary and adrenal gland...
  22. ncbi request reprint Metformin administration modulates and restores luteinizing hormone spontaneous episodic secretion and ovarian function in nonobese patients with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena, Modena, Italy
    Fertil Steril 81:114-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effects of metformin administration on spontaneous LH episodic release in a group of nonobese polycystic ovary (PCOS) patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term low-dose dehydroepiandrosterone oral supplementation in early and late postmenopausal women modulates endocrine parameters and synthesis of neuroactive steroids
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena, Modena, Italy
    Fertil Steril 80:1495-501. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effects of a low-dose DHEA supplementation on hormonal parameters in early and late postmenopausal women...
  24. ncbi request reprint Modulatory role of D-chiro-inositol (DCI) on LH and insulin secretion in obese PCOS patients
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecological Endocrinology Centre, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 30:438-43. 2014
    ..In conclusion DCI administration is effective in restoring better insulin sensitivity and an improved hormonal pattern in obese hyperinsulinemic PCOS patients, in particular, in hyperinsulinemic PCOS patients who have diabetic relatives...
  25. ncbi request reprint Myo-inositol modulates insulin and luteinizing hormone secretion in normal weight patients with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Alessandro D Genazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecological Endocrinology Center, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 40:1353-60. 2014
    ..To investigate hormonal dynamics in a group of non-obese polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients under myo-inositol (MYO) administration...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of hormone replacement therapy on plasma viscosity and Doppler variations in postmenopausal non-smokers and heavy smokers
    Fulvia Mancini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 20:221-6. 2005
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  27. ncbi request reprint Hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis in two men with aromatase deficiency: evidence that circulating estrogens are required at the hypothalamic level for the integrity of gonadotropin negative feedback
    Vincenzo Rochira
    Integrated Department of Medicine, Endocrinology, Metabolism and Geriatrics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 155:513-22. 2006
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