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ea0016p646 | Reproduction | ECE2008

Relation of proatherogenic lipid profile and insulin resistance in PCOS

Macut Djuro , Panidis Dimitrios , Glisic Biljana , Spanos Nikolaos , Petakov Milan , Bjekic Jelica , Bozic Ivana , Damjanovic Svetozar

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common reproductive endocrine disorder. The metabolic aspect of disorder is characterized by obesity-related risk factors for cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study was to determine in women with PCOS, indices of lipid metabolism and their oxidation, and to assess possible relation to insulin resistance. We investigated 75 women with PCOS (age: 23.1±5.1 years, body mass index (BMI): 24.9±4.7 kg/m2) and 56 age an...