Plasma Levels of GDF-9 and GDF-15 in Patients With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified July 2012 by Ankara Education and Research Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Ankara Education and Research Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01644305
First received: July 17, 2012
Last updated: July 18, 2012
Last verified: July 2012
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine the plasma levels of GDF-9 and GDF-15, and their association with bone and cardiovascular parameters in patients with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.


Condition
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

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Further study details as provided by Ankara Education and Research Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The association of GDF 9 AND GDF 15 with bone and cardiovascular parameters in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Groups/Cohorts
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Idiopathic hirsutism
Control

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 35 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Hospital Endocrinology Outpatient Clinic

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female patients at ages 25-35 diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome and idiopathic hirsutism

Exclusion Criteria:

  • acute infectious disease, a thyroid, pituitary, nutritional, inflammatory, hepatic, renal, or neoplastic disorder; history of cardiovascular disease or pulmonary embolism; a family history of coronary artery disease; smoking history; hypertension; diabetes mellitus; use of oral contraceptives, anti-androgens and drugs known to interfere with cytokine release, such as corticosteroids, immunosuppressors, or nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs.

any medication known to affect hormonal or metabolic parameters.

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Locations
Turkey
Ankara Education and Research Hospital
Ankara, Turkey, 06340
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ankara Education and Research Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01644305     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 3849
Study First Received: July 17, 2012
Last Updated: July 18, 2012
Health Authority: Turkey: Ethics Committee

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Ovarian Cysts
Cysts
Neoplasms
Ovarian Diseases
Adnexal Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Gonadal Disorders
Endocrine System Diseases

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