Reduced serum ghrelin in a putative postmenopausal polycystic ovary syndrome phenotype.

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We measured fasting serum ghrelin concentrations in a cohort of community-dwelling postmenopausal women with a putative polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) phenotype. Ghrelin levels were reduced in women with the phenotype compared with nonaffected control women, supporting our hypothesis that a phenotype analogous to PCOS can be identified in postmenopausal… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2009.05.039

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