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The physical and psychological effects of the hormonal treatment of transsexual persons are not sufficiently described. 'Transparency' wants to answer this question in a prospective manner, in a multicenter study to describe these effects. The low prevalence of transsexualism was the stimulus to search for European partners for this Protocol. A common standardized hormonal protocol was designed.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Physical and Psychological Evaluation of Hormonal Therapy in Transsexual Persons
questionnaires, blood sampling, clinical evaluation, Dermatology evaluation, Bone evaluation
Genderteam UZ Gent
University Hospital, Ghent
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:44-0400
To determine if MRD (minimal residual disease) can be found in the blood (only) as opposed to bone marrow in children with ALL (acute lymphoblastic leukemia).
Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) are insensitive in evaluating primary sarcoma originated from bone treated with chemotherapy or targeted therapy, which did not have t...
Clinical Evaluation including System Accuracy, User Performance, System Use, Instructions for Use and Marketing Claims Evaluation.
The preoperative evaluation including sampling blood in pediatric patients is hard to perform. However, the knowledge of the baseline cell blood count is important to prepare unexpected su...
Medical students' abilities to diagnose skin lesions after dermatology electives often remain unsatisfactory despite a dermatology elective being one of the most effective ways to improve ...
Effective point-of-care testing (POCT) is reliant on optimal specimen collection, quality assured testing, and expedited return of results. Many of the POCT are designed to be used with fingerstick ca...
Many patients with spondyloarthritis (SpA) are at risk of fracture due to bone fragility, whereas their bone mineral density (BMD) is not significantly diminished. Other tools, such as Trabecular Bone...
Routine blood donor screening for, the causative parasitic agent of Chagas disease, began in the U.S. in 2007. Results of follow-up testing and evaluation after a positive screen have not been studied...
Dried blood spot sampling (DBS) for pharmacokinetic (PK) studies and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring has unique advantages over venous sampling. We aimed to evaluate a DBS method for first-line anti-TB dr...
Osteoporosis involves loss of structural stability of bone due to an increase in bone porosity. Dual energy X-ray absorptometry is used to evaluate bone in terms of quantity. However, it does not give...
Educational programs structured in such a manner that the participating professionals, physicians, or students develop an increased awareness of their performance, usually on the basis of self-evaluation questionnaires.
Studies determining the effectiveness or value of processes, personnel, and equipment, or the material on conducting such studies. For drugs and devices, CLINICAL TRIALS AS TOPIC; DRUG EVALUATION; and DRUG EVALUATION, PRECLINICAL are available.
Research carried out by nurses that uses interviews, data collection, observation, surveys, etc., to evaluate nursing, health, clinical, and nursing education programs and curricula, and which also demonstrates the value of such evaluation.
A self-evaluation of health status.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause and often leading to curvature of the spine from vertebral collapse. Follow and track&n...