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ea0065p374 | Reproductive Endocrinology and Biology | SFEBES2019

Diagnostic evaluation of polycystic ovarian syndrome: how the biochemistry stacks up against subsequent ultrasound scan evaluation

Karia Amar , Duff Christopher , Heald Adrian , Britton Ingrid , Fryer Anthony , Wu Pensee

Background: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age. PCOS is associated with future type 2 diabetes/cardiovascular disease. Accurate diagnosis is important for early preventative interventions. However, it can take >2 years and contact with 3 or more health professionals before PCOS is diagnosed. We aimed to determine patterns of biochemical investigations performed for PCOS following initial consultation and assess their ...