Clinical update on screening, diagnosis and management of metabolic disorders and cardiovascular risk factors associated with polycystic ovary syndrome

@article{Huang2012ClinicalUO,
  title={Clinical update on screening, diagnosis and management of metabolic disorders and cardiovascular risk factors associated with polycystic ovary syndrome},
  author={Grace Huang and Andrea D. Coviello},
  journal={Current Opinion in Endocrinology \& Diabetes and Obesity},
  year={2012},
  volume={19},
  pages={512–519}
}
  • Grace Huang, A. Coviello
  • Published 1 December 2012
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Current Opinion in Endocrinology & Diabetes and Obesity
Purpose of reviewPolycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrinopathy in premenopausal women. This review discusses the screening, diagnosis and management of metabolic disorders and cardiovascular risk factors associated with PCOS, highlighting significant recent developments. Recent findingsPCOS is a complex genetic disorder with multiple susceptibility genes as well as environmental factors influencing the expression of various PCOS phenotypes. The first genome-wide… 

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