Metabolic syndrome and its components among women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis


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Hallajzadeh J., Khoramdad M., Karamzad N., Almasi-Hashiani A., Janati A., Ayubi E., ...More

JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR AND THORACIC RESEARCH, vol.10, no.2, pp.56-69, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.15171/jcvtr.2018.10
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR AND THORACIC RESEARCH
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Page Numbers: pp.56-69
  • Keywords: Global, Metabolic Syndrome, Prevalence, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Meta-Analysis, INTERNATIONAL-DIABETES-FEDERATION, III DEFINITIONS, YOUNG-WOMEN, OBESE WOMEN, ATP-III, PREVALENCE, RISK, DISEASE, PCOS, ASSOCIATION

Abstract

Introduction: The objectives of this study were to provide an estimate of the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components among women with PCOS; and calculate the odds ratio (OR) for MetS (using different definitions of MetS) in women with PCOS, compared to healthy controls.