Investigation of IL-18 and MCP-1 levels in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
AuthorÖztürk , Zeray Emel
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CitationÖztürk, E. Z. (2019). Investigation of IL-18 and MCP-1 levels in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Clinica Chimica Acta, 493, S439-S440.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) affects 4–8% of pre-meno-pausal women and it is the most common endocrine disorder duringchildbearing age.Although many diagnostic criteria have beenestablished for PCOS within the past century and no consensus hasyet been reached, it has been found that PCOS in the long term doesnot only affect reproductive health, but also insulin resistance andinflammation are risk factors for cardiovascular diseases, metabolicsyndrome and diabetes.The aim of this study was to investigate thecytokine levels and the progress of the proinflammation process.