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This is the first study evaluating whether oocyte development and fertilization competence are related to intrafollicular concentration of cholesterol, meiosis-activating sterols and progesterone, after human chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG) administration of women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). The concentration of follicular fluid(More)
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is characterized by insulin resistance (IR) and central obesity. The impact of adipose tissue cortisol reactivation by 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (11β-HSD1) on markers of obesity and IR was assessed in PCOS patients. Eighty-five PCOS patients and 43 controls were enrolled for subcutaneous adipose tissue biopsy;(More)
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