Metabolic syndrome in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: prevalence, characteristics and predictors.

@article{Marcondes2007MetabolicSI,
  title={Metabolic syndrome in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: prevalence, characteristics and predictors.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Ant{\^o}nio Miguel Marcondes and Sylvia Asaka Yamashita Hayashida and Cristiano Roberto Grimaldi Barcellos and Michelle Patroc{\'i}nio Rocha and Gustavo Arantes Rosa Maciel and Edmund Chade Baracat},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de endocrinologia e metabologia},
  year={2007},
  volume={51 6},
  pages={972-9}
}
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, as well as its characteristics and predictors. Seventh-three women, with body mass index of 30.4 +/- 7.8 kg/m2 and 25.0 +/- 6.0 years old, subdivided according to body mass index, were studied retrospectively. There was no significant mean age difference among body mass index groups (p = 0.228). Prevalence of metabolic syndrome was 38.4%, with a null prevalence for normal (n = 18… CONTINUE READING

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