Effects of Insulin Resistance on Myocardial Blood Flow and Arterial Peripheral Circulation in Patients with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.

OBJECTIVE Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease. We sought to evaluate the effects of insulin resistance (IR) on myocardial microcirculation and peripheral artery function in patients with PCOS. METHODS We studied 55 women (28 with PCOS without IR, 18 with PCOS and IR and 11 normal controls) who… CONTINUE READING