The polycystic ovary syndrome associated with morbid obesity may resolve after weight loss induced by bariatric surgery.

@article{EscobarMorreale2005ThePO,
  title={The polycystic ovary syndrome associated with morbid obesity may resolve after weight loss induced by bariatric surgery.},
  author={H. Escobar-Morreale and J. Botella-Carretero and Francisco {\'A}lvarez-Blasco and J. Sancho and J. S. San Mill{\'a}n},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2005},
  volume={90 12},
  pages={
          6364-9
        }
}
CONTEXT The polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is frequently associated with obesity. However, there are very few data about PCOS in morbid obesity, especially with regard to its evolution after bariatric surgery. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to evaluate the response of PCOS to the sustained and marked weight loss achieved by bariatric surgery in morbidly obese women. DESIGN This was a longitudinal prospective nonrandomized evaluation. SETTINGS The study was performed at an… Expand
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