Session: SUN 498-523-Female Reproductive Endocrinology & Case Reports
Poster Board SUN-509
METHODS: Forty patients with PCOS and forty age and body mass index (BMI) matched healthy controls were enrolled in the study. TWEAK and High sensitivity C reactive protein (hs-CRP levels were determined by Enzyme immunoassay (EIA). IR was calculated by the Homeostasis model assessment of IR (HOMA-IR) formula.
RESULTS: Plasma triglyceride, LH/FSH ratio, testosterone, insulin, hs-CRP levels and HOMA-IR score were significantly higher (p=0.0001, p=0.0001, p=0.0001, p=0.003, p=0.0001, respectively) where as HDL-C and TWEAK levels were significantly lower (p=0.02, p=0.0001, respectively) in women with PCOS compared to healthy controls (Table 1). HOMA-IR score correlated positively with BMI, triglyceride, total testosterone, hs-CRP, waist- to-hip ratio (WHR) and negatively with high density Cholesterol (HDL-C) and TWEAK level (p<0.05, for all). After adjustment for age and BMI, TWEAK, total testosterone levels and WHR remained as the independent predictors of HOMA-IR score in logistic regression analysis (p<0.05, for all) (Table 2).
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