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The factors that affect plasma homocysteine levels, pulse wave velocity and their relationship with cardiovascular disease indicators in peritoneal dialysis patients
Objective The incidence of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) is high in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) population and hyperhomocysteinemia is an important CVD risk factor. The aims of this study are to asses the incidence ...
Homocysteine concentrations in follicular fluid are associated with poor oocyte and embryo qualities in polycystic ovary syndrome patients undergoing assisted reproduction
background: A poor quality of oocytes and embryos and a low fertilization rate have been found in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients. An inverse association between follicular fluid homocysteine (Hcy) levels and ...
Obesity and insulin resistance associated with lower plasma vitamin B-12 in PCOS
(Elsevier Sci Ltd, 2009)
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) shares some or most components of metabolic cardiovascular syndrome, manifested by abdominal obesity, insulin resistance, dyslipidaemia and at hero sclerosis. It has been previously ...