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ea0014p653 | (1) | ECE2007

Ghrelin levels in lean patients with polycistic ovary syndrome

Georgiev Maja , Micic Dragan , Sumarac-Dumanovic Mirjana , Kendereski Aleksandra , Stamenkovic-Pejkovic Danica , Cvijovic Goran , Zoric Svetlana , Zecevic Nebojsa

It was speculated that androgen levels and insulin resistance may have influence on ghrelin levels. Elevated, normal and low ghrelin levels were reported in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The aim of our study was to investigate the basal ghrelin levels in lean patients with PCOS and to evaluate possible correlations between ghrelin levels, insulin resistance and, androgen levels. In 10 lean PCOS patients (BMI 20.45±0.51 kg/m2, age: 21.4±0.85 ...