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ea0014p634 | (1) | ECE2007

Abnormal heart rate recovery after maximal cardiopulmonary exercise stress testing in polycystic ovary syndrome

Giallauria Francesco , Palomba Stefano , Cascella Teresa , Vitelli Alessandra , Maresca Luigi , Grieco Alessandra , Tafuri Domenico , Colao Annamaria , Lombardi Gaetano , Vigorito Carlo , Orio Francesco

Introduction and aim: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with an adverse metabolic and cardiovascular risk (CVR) profile, including: diabetes, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia and hypertension. Heart rate recovery (HRR) is a measure of autonomic dysfunction and an abnormal HRR is also associated with increased mortality. To date, no evaluation of autonomic function in young PCOS women has been performed, therefore the aim of the present study was to evaluate the HR...