Postmenopausal women with a history of irregular menses and elevated androgen measurements at high risk for worsening cardiovascular event-free survival: Results from the National Institutes of Health - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute sponsored women's ischemia syndrome evaluation Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

abstract

  • Among postmenopausal women evaluated for suspected ischemia, clinical features of PCOS are associated with more angiographic CAD and worsening CV event-free survival. Identification of postmenopausal women with clinical features of PCOS may provide an opportunity for risk factor intervention for the prevention of CAD and CV events.

publication date

  • January 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2291491

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1210/jc.2007-0425

PubMed ID

  • 18182456

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1276

end page

  • 84

volume

  • 93

number

  • 4