Decreased total antioxidant status and increased oxidative stress in women with polycystic ovary syndrome may contribute to the risk of cardiovascular disease


Fenkci V., Fenkci S., Yimazer M., Serteser M.

FERTILITY AND STERILITY, vol.80, no.1, pp.123-127, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 80 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0015-0282(03)00571-5
  • Title of Journal : FERTILITY AND STERILITY
  • Page Numbers: pp.123-127
  • Keywords: antioxidant status, oxidative stress, PCOS, cardiovascular risk, CORONARY HEART-DISEASE, HOMEOSTASIS MODEL ASSESSMENT, VITAMIN-E CONSUMPTION, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN, ARTERY DISEASE, ANDROGEN EXCESS, OBESE PATIENTS, HYPERINSULINEMIA, ESTROGEN

Abstract

Objective: To determine oxidative stress by the level of protein carbonyls and total antioxidant status (TAOS), and whether oxidative stress is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).