Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0016p639 | Reproduction | ECE2008

Weight loss determines a complete remission of the polycystic ovary syndrome in most of obese women

Grassi Ilaria , Giovannini Lara , Forlani Giulia , Patton Laura , Gambineri Alessandra , Pasquali Renato

Obesity is strictly connected with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). However, we still do not know whether a form of PCOS secondary to obesity exists or whether obesity exacerbates manifestations of the syndrome. To answer this question we contacted seventy obese patients with PCOS that attended our Endocrinology Unit in the last 3 years and that lose weight after at least 6 months of dietary treatment. Sixty-five out of 70 patients agreed to take part to the study and gave th...