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ea0016p531 | Obesity | ECE2008

Metabolic syndrome and endothelial dysfunction in women with polycystic ovary syndrome – relationship with insulin sensitivity

Kowalska Irina , Kozlowska Agnieszka , Straczkowski Marek , Karczewska-Kupczewska Monika , Adamska Agnieszka , Nikolajuk Agnieszka , Wolczynski Slawomir , Gorska Maria

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a main cause of women infertility. There are data suggesting an increased risk for cardiovascular disease in PCOS. Insulin resistance might play a role in the pathogenesis of PCOS and its metabolic complications. The aim of the study was to asses the prevalence of The National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP)-defined metabolic syndrome (MS) in women with PCOS in relation to insulin resistance and endothelial dysfunction – soluble E-...