toggle visibility Search & Display Options

Select All    Deselect All
 |   | 
  Record Links
Author Leeners, B.; Krueger, T.; Geraedts, K.; Tronci, E.; Mancini, T.; Ille, F.; Egli, M.; Roeblitz, S.; Wunder, D.; Saleh, L.; Schippert, C.; Hengartner, M.P. pdf  url
doi  openurl
  Title Cognitive function in association with high estradiol levels resulting from fertility treatment Type Journal Article
  Year 2021 Publication Hormones and Behavior Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume (down) 130 Issue Pages 104951  
  Keywords Cognition, Estrogen, Estradiol, Fertility treatment, Attention, Cognitive bias  
  Abstract The putative association between hormones and cognitive performance is controversial. While there is evidence that estradiol plays a neuroprotective role, hormone treatment has not been shown to improve cognitive performance. Current research is flawed by the evaluation of combined hormonal effects throughout the menstrual cycle or in the menopausal transition. The stimulation phase of a fertility treatment offers a unique model to study the effect of estradiol on cognitive function. This quasi-experimental observational study is based on data from 44 women receiving IVF in Zurich, Switzerland. We assessed visuospatial working memory, attention, cognitive bias, and hormone levels at the beginning and at the end of the stimulation phase of ovarian superstimulation as part of a fertility treatment. In addition to inter-individual differences, we examined intra-individual change over time (within-subject effects). The substantial increases in estradiol levels resulting from fertility treatment did not relate to any considerable change in cognitive functioning. As the tests applied represent a broad variety of cognitive functions on different levels of complexity and with various brain regions involved, we can conclude that estradiol does not show a significant short-term effect on cognitive function.  
  Corporate Author Thesis  
  Publisher Place of Publication Editor  
  Language Summary Language Original Title  
  Series Editor Series Title Abbreviated Series Title  
  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 0018-506x ISBN Medium  
  Area Expedition Conference  
  Notes Approved no  
  Call Number MCLab @ davi @ Leeners2021104951 Serial 185  
Permanent link to this record
Select All    Deselect All
 |   | 

Save Citations:
Export Records: