Ovarian volume and follicle number in the diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome in Chinese women.

@article{Chen2008OvarianVA,
  title={Ovarian volume and follicle number in the diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome in Chinese women.},
  author={Yue Chen and Lilin Li and Xianghong Chen and Qiaoyu Zhang and Wenjun Wang and Yu Li and Dong-zi Yang},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={700-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the value of ovarian volume and follicle number in the diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in a Chinese population. METHODS This study included 432 women with PCOS selected using the National Institutes of Health criteria, who were compared with 153 age-matched women as controls. All participants were given a transvaginal or transrectal ultrasound scan during day 3-5 of the menstrual cycle (for regularly menstruating women) or randomly (for oligomenorrheic or… CONTINUE READING