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Assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome: summary of an evidence-based guideline

Helena J Teede, Marie L Misso, Amanda A Deeks, Lisa J Moran, Bronwyn G A Stuckey, Jennifer L A Wong, Robert J Norman, Michael F Costello and on behalf of the Guideline Development Groups
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (6): 65. || doi: 10.5694/mja11.10915

Funding: The development of this guideline was funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, through the Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health on behalf of the PCOS Australian Alliance.

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  • Helena J Teede1,2,3
  • Marie L Misso1,2
  • Amanda A Deeks1
  • Lisa J Moran4
  • Bronwyn G A Stuckey5,6
  • Jennifer L A Wong3
  • Robert J Norman4
  • Michael F Costello7,8
  • on behalf of the Guideline Development Groups

  • 1 Research Unit, Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 3 Department of Diabetes, Southern Health, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 4 The Robinson Institute, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA.
  • 5 Keogh Institute for Medical Research, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA.
  • 6 School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA.
  • 7 School of Women’s and Children’s Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.
  • 8 Reproductive Medicine, Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney, NSW.

Correspondence: helena.teede@monash.edu

Competing interests:

Rob Norman has part-ownership in Fertility SA, a company providing fertility and IVF services in Adelaide; has received speaker fees from MSD Australia and Merck Serono Australia, received honoraria from MSD–Schering-Plough and Merck Serono Australia; and is a member of the MSD–Schering-Plough Advisory Board. Bronwyn Stuckey has received travel funding from Bayer Australia and Schering- Plough, both of which have interests in the oral contraceptives Diane-35 and Yasmin, which are commonly prescribed to women with PCOS. Michael Costello has shares in IVF Australia; was the recipient of a grant from Schering-Plough in 2002 for research project unrelated to PCOS (Schering-Plough manufactures FSH injections for ovulation induction and ovarian stimulation); received sponsorship to attend and present at national and international scientific meetings on a broad range of topics determined by the individual conference organising committees, from pharmaceutical companies (Merck Serono Australia and Schering-Plough) who have a commercial interest in PCOS treatment products or guidelines; and is a member of the MSD–Schering-Plough Advisory Board.

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