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


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).