Daniel I Spratt
Affiliation: Maine Medical Center
- Increases in serum estrogen levels during major illness are caused by increased peripheral aromatizationDaniel I Spratt
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Dept of Ob Gyn, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 291:E631-8. 2006..Animal studies suggest that these opposing changes in circulating estrogen and androgen levels may be important to reduce morbidity and mortality in critical illness...
- Physiological effects of nonthyroidal illness syndrome in patients after cardiac surgeryD I Spratt
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Ob Gyn, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 293:E310-5. 2007....
- Characterization of a prospective human model for study of the reproductive hormone responses to major illnessDaniel I Spratt
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St, Portland, ME 04102, USA
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 295:E63-9. 2008..We conclude that patients undergoing CABG surgery provide a useful human model for the prospective evaluation of the reproductive axis responses to acute illness. Other major surgeries are likely to also be suitable for these studies...
- Altered gonadal steroidogenesis in critical illness: is treatment with anabolic steroids indicated?D I Spratt
Departments of Obstetrics Gynecology and Medicine, Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall Street, Portland, ME 04107, USA
Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 15:479-94. 2001..This chapter reviews changes in the physiology of the reproductive system in major illness as well as current evidence regarding the clinical effects of androgens and oestrogens in critical illness and their potential therapeutic roles...
- Identifying meaningful differences in vasomotor symptoms among menopausal womenKathleen W Wyrwich
Saint Louis University, 3750 Lindell Boulevard, Suite 230, McGannon Hall, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
Menopause 15:698-705. 2008....