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ea0081rc12.5 | Rapid Communications 12: Reproductive and Developmental Endocrinology | ECE2022

Association of Early Adulthood Hyperandrogenemia With Hypertension and Cardiovascular Events in Women

Tuorila Katri , Ollila Meri-Maija , Jarvelin Marjo-Riitta , Tapanainen Juha , Franks Stephen , Piltonen Terhi , Kaikkonen Kari , Morin-Papunen Laure

Background: Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) present sex specific characteristics, suggesting sex-hormones playing a role in the pathophysiology of CVDs. Hyperandrogenemia (HA) is a common condition in fertile age women but whether HA is a risk factor for CVD is still controversial.Aims: To clarify the association of HA with the development of hypertension and CVDs in women.Study population and methods: A general population-based birt...