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ea0014p651 | (1) | ECE2007

Asymmetric dimethylarginine levels and carotid intima media thickness in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome

Pamuk Baris , Kulaksizoglu Mustafa , Nur Torun Ayse , Taner Ertugrul Derun , Ciftci Ozgur , Ozcimen Emel , Uckuyu Ayla , Kulaksizoglu Sevsen , Bayraktar Nilufer , Guvener Demirag Nilgun

Increased plasma concentration of asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA), an endogenous inhibitor of nitric oxide synthase, has been associated with cardiovasular risk factors. The aim of this study was evaluate plasma ADMA levels and subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and healty controls.Thirty-five patients with PCOS and age, body mass index (BMI) matced thirty-one healty subjects were included in the study.PCOS w...