Macroscopic and microscopic findings of the placenta in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Palomba2013MacroscopicAM,
  title={Macroscopic and microscopic findings of the placenta in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Stefano Palomba and Tiziana Russo and Angela Falbo and Annalisa Di Cello and Achille Tolino and Luigi Tucci and Giovanni Battista La Sala and Fulvio Zullo},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 10},
  pages={
          2838-47
        }
}
STUDY QUESTION Do patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have macroscopic and/or microscopic placental alterations? SUMMARY ANSWER The placental structure in patients with PCOS, even in those with uncomplicated pregnancy, is altered. WHAT IS KNOWN ALREADY The spectrum of pregnancy complications seems to have a common denominator: a defective trophoblast invasion and placentation. In women with PCOS, alterations in endovascular trophoblast invasion related to insulin resistance and… CONTINUE READING

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