International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064


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Research Paper | Pharmacology Science | Iraq | Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017 | Rating: 6.4 / 10


Assessment of Some Trace Elements in Obese and Non-Obese Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Mohammed Abbas Taher | Sarah Hashim Mhaibes


Abstract: Objective This research was designed to evaluate the serum levels of Copper, Zinc, Nickle, and Chromium in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome and to study its possible association with insulin resistance. Methods Fifty-four women with PCOS and twenty-eight apparently healthy control women with regular menstruation with matching the age and BMI of the patient groups. There are twenty seven obese PCOS patients with BMI > 30 kg/m2 and another twenty-seven non-obese patient PCOS with BMI 30kg/m2and fourteen non-obese with BMI


Keywords: PCOS, Copper, Zinc, Insulin resistance, Oxidative stress


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017,


Pages: 1333 - 1341


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