Adipocytokines and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 11, 2009
Last Update Posted : September 11, 2009
Statens Serum Institut
Aarhus University Hospital
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Hvidovre University Hospital

Brief Summary:
Inflammation may play a role in the development of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). In this study, the investigators investigated the expression of different mediators of inflammation in fatty tissue and in blood in women with and without PCOS.

Condition or disease
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 60 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Adipose Expression of Leptin, Adiponectin and IL-6, and Plasma Levels of Adipocytokines in Lean and Obese Women With PCOS

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women with polycystic ovary syndrome
women without polycystic ovary syndrome
women from 18-40 years of age

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
36 women (17 lean and 19 obese)with PCOS and 24 (8 lean and 16 obese) control women

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women with PCOS were included according to the Rotterdam diagnostic criteria for PCOS. Control women met none of the criteria for PCOS

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Oc´s within the last three months, or other medication known to alter glucose/insulin metabolism
  • Other known chronic diseases

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Pernille Fog Svendsen, MD, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre Identifier: NCT00975832     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PSvendsen
First Posted: September 11, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 11, 2009
Last Verified: September 2009

Keywords provided by Hvidovre University Hospital:
The independent effect of PCOS and obesity on adipose expression and plasma levels of adipocytokines

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