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Adipose Expression of Leptin, Adiponectin and IL-6 and Plasma Levels of Adipocytokines in Women With and Without Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

This study has been completed.
Aarhus University Hospital
Statens Serum Institut
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Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre Identifier:
First received: March 16, 2010
Last updated: October 27, 2011
Last verified: January 2008
The purpose of the study was to investigate adipose expression and plasma levels of different adipocytokine, which may play a role in the pathophysiology of PCOS. The investigators investigated lean and obese women with and without PCOS.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Adipocytokines in Lean and Obese Women With and Without PCOS

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Further study details as provided by Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Adipose expression of adipocytokines [ Time Frame: From February 2004 -April 2006 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Plasma levels of adipocytokines [ Time Frame: From February 2004-April 2006 ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Fat biopsies, plasma

Enrollment: 65
Study Start Date: January 2004
Study Completion Date: April 2006
Primary Completion Date: April 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
lean women with PCOS
Obese women with PCOS
lean control women
Obese control women


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
Lean and obese women with and without PCOS, age 18-40 years.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • women with PCOS according to the Rotterdam criteria

Exclusion Criteria:

  • other known diseases
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01088061

Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre
Hvidovre, Denmark, 1650
Sponsors and Collaborators
Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre
Aarhus University Hospital
Statens Serum Institut
Principal Investigator: Pernille Fog Svendsen, MD Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre
  More Information

Responsible Party: Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Hospital Identifier: NCT01088061     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: pcos0509
Study First Received: March 16, 2010
Last Updated: October 27, 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Pathologic Processes
Ovarian Cysts
Ovarian Diseases
Adnexal Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Gonadal Disorders
Endocrine System Diseases processed this record on September 19, 2017