The essence of transsexualism

The essence of transsexualism is still not completely clear. Finding out its pathogenesis is not only of fundamental, but also of practical interest, since only with a full understanding of this problem it will be possible to conduct differential diagnostics […]

Differential diagnostics

Despite its brightness and demonstrativeness, manifestations of transsexualism are rather difficult to be diagnosed differentially with clinically similar conditions, such as: ‚óŹ Transvestism – the desire to dress and wear the opposite sex. With transvestism, in contrast to transsexualism, there […]

Endocrinological aspects of transsexualism

Transsexualism is based on violations of the differentiation of brain structures responsible for sexual behavior, which are the biological origin of the so-called sex center responsible for the formation of a sense of gender (sexual autoidentification). Hormonal examinations showed that […]

Basic principles of hormone therapy

Patients with transsexualism need to adapt the body to the opposite biological sex, to which they themselves belong. Hormone therapy plays an important role in this. Moreover, if before the operation you can still do without hormone therapy (although it […]

Modern approaches to estrogen therapy

Estrogens (female sex hormones) are produced mainly by the ovaries, as well as by the adrenal cortex, placenta and testes. By their chemical nature, estrogens are derived from estranes – C-18-steroids. The process of converting C-19 steroids (androgens) to C-18 […]

Estrogen therapy with M / G-transsexualism

Patients with M / W-transformation require estrogen therapy. Before starting this treatment, it is recommended to measure the level of testosterone, prolactin, determine the parameters of the general and biochemical (fasting glucose, liver enzymes, lipid spectrum) blood test, coagulogram. It […]