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

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 17, 2010
Last Update Posted : October 28, 2011
Aarhus University Hospital
Statens Serum Institut
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Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 65 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Adipocytokines in Lean and Obese Women With and Without PCOS
Study Start Date : January 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2006

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lean women with PCOS
Obese women with PCOS
lean control women
Obese control women

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

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

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Fat biopsies, plasma

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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
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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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

Responsible Party: Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Hospital Identifier: NCT01088061     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: pcos0509
First Posted: March 17, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 28, 2011
Last Verified: January 2008

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