Project

Prospective international long term multidisciplinary follow-up and treatment protocol for DSD patients with gonadal dysgenesis or undervirilization.

Duration
01 January 2009 → 31 December 2014
Funding
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Endocrinology and metabolic diseases
    • Pediatrics and neonatology
    • Urology and nephrology
    • Endocrinology and metabolic diseases
    • Pediatrics and neonatology
    • Urology and nephrology
    • Nursing
    • Endocrinology and metabolic diseases
    • Pediatrics and neonatology
    • Urology and nephrology
Keywords
phalloplastic surgery gonads database tumor long term outcome disorders of sex development
 
Project description

This project aims to investigate new strategies for follow-up and treatment of patients with disorders of sex development, in order to improve long term outcome on the endocrinilogical, surigcall as well as psychological level. Moreover, a national database of DSD patients will be set up in order to facilitate this and future research projects.