Increased plasma thrombin-activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor levels in young obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome


Adalı E., Yildizhan R., Kurdoğlu M., Bugdayci G., Kolusarı A., Şahin H. G.

FERTILITY AND STERILITY, vol.94, no.2, pp.666-672, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 94 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2009.03.037
  • Journal Name: FERTILITY AND STERILITY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.666-672
  • Keywords: Polycystic ovary syndrome, thrombin-activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor, carotid intima-media thickness, cardiovascular disease, INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS, PREMATURE CAROTID ATHEROSCLEROSIS, HOMEOSTASIS MODEL ASSESSMENT, CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE RISK, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, ANTIGEN LEVELS, ASSOCIATION, PROTEIN, TAFI
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate carotid intima-media thickness and thrombin-activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor levels in young women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and age-matched healthy controls, and to investigate their relationship with each other and with clinical, metabolic, and hormonal parameters.