Complications and challenges associated with polycystic ovary syndrome: current perspectives

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Palomba, Stefano; Santagni, Susanna; Falbo, Angela; La Sala, Giovanni Battista;
  • Publisher: Dove Press
  • Journal: International Journal of Women's Health,volume 7,pages745-763 (issn: 1179-1411, eissn: 1179-1411)
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  • Subject: cardiovascular disease | PCOS | pregnancy | Cardiovascular disease; Infertility; PCOS; Polycystic ovary syndrome; Pregnancy; Oncology; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Maternity and Midwifery | infertility | polycystic ovary syndrome | RG1-991 | International Journal of Women's Health | Review | Gynecology and obstetrics
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system diseases | nutritional and metabolic diseases | female genital diseases and pregnancy complications

Stefano Palomba,1 Susanna Santagni,1 Angela Falbo,1 Giovanni Battista La Sala1,21Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova-Scientific Institute of Treatment and Care (IRCCS), Reggio Emilia, 2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of M... View more
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