Endothelial function and its relationship to leptin, homocysteine, and insulin resistance in lean and overweight eumenorrheic women and PCOS patients: a pilot study.

@article{Mancini2009EndothelialFA,
  title={Endothelial function and its relationship to leptin, homocysteine, and insulin resistance in lean and overweight eumenorrheic women and PCOS patients: a pilot study.},
  author={Fulvia Mancini and Arianna Cianciosi and Giulio Marchesini Reggiani and Fabio Facchinetti and Cesare Battaglia and Domenico de Aloysio},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2009},
  volume={91 6},
  pages={2537-44}
}
OBJECTIVE To verify if patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), have an increased cardiovascular risk compared with healthy controls. DESIGN Prospective case-control study. SETTING University-based practice. PATIENT(S) Twenty eumenorrheic controls (ten lean [group A] and ten overweight [group B]) and 24 PCOS women (14 lean [group C] and ten overweight [group D]). INTERVENTION(S) Cardiovascular risk markers and hormonal parameters were assessed. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S… CONTINUE READING

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