Polycystic ovary syndrome and risk for myocardial infarction. Evaluated from a risk factor model based on a prospective population study of women.

@article{Dahlgren1992PolycysticOS,
  title={Polycystic ovary syndrome and risk for myocardial infarction. Evaluated from a risk factor model based on a prospective population study of women.},
  author={Eva Dahlgren and Per Olof Janson and Saga Johansson and Leif Lapidus and Anders Od{\'e}n},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={1992},
  volume={71 8},
  pages={599-604}
}
In order to estimate whether women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have an increased risk of developing myocardial infarction, a risk factor model was applied on 33 women with PCOS and 132 age matched referents. The risk factor model was established from independent risk factors for myocardial infarction in a prospective population study of 1462 women in Göteborg, Sweden. The independent risk factors were age, manifest hypertension, manifest diabetes mellitus, central obesity measured as… CONTINUE READING
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