Elevated C-reactive protein and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Hu2011ElevatedCP,
  title={Elevated C-reactive protein and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Weihong Hu and Jie Qiao and Yan Yang and Li-na Wang and Rong Li},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2011},
  volume={157 1},
  pages={53-6}
}
OBJECTIVES C-reactive protein (CRP) and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) are inflammatory factors involved in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. This study aimed to analyse serum concentrations of CRP and MCP-1 in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and to test the effect of these factors on human THP-1 cells to determine the inflammatory state of these patients. STUDY DESIGN Eighty-five women with PCOS and 65 healthy women with regular menstrual cycles, matched for… CONTINUE READING

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