Factors Associated With Increased Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Being Nondipper in Nonobese and Normotensive Young Patients Affected by PCOS.

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Akgul Ercan E.; Ertek S.; Is G.; Caglar O.; Oztas E.; Cicero A.; Alhan A.; Cehreli S.; Tore H.F.; Erdogan G.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1177/0003319711400183
  • Subject: Carotid intima media thickness | PCOS | Insulinresistance | Blood pressure dipping
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular system | cardiovascular diseases | endocrine system diseases

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is characterized by chronic unovulation, hyperandrogenism, and insulin resistance. We evaluated factors that affect "nondipper" status during 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) and carotid intima-media thickness (cIMT) i... View more
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