Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Causes, Diagnosis and Management


Katherine Webb (Editor)

Series: Endocrinology Research and Clinical Developments

BISAC: MED027000

This work contains three chapters, each examining the hormonal imbalance disease polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) from a different perspective. Chapter 1 describes various characteristics of PCOS and reviews recent approaches for treatment strategies, including antioxidant supplementation, anti-inflammatory agents, and lifestyle modification. Chapter 2 reviews possible health risks and complications of PCOS. Finally, Chapter 3 aims to provide an understanding and wider concept of pathogenesis and intricacy of various pathways pertaining to the heterogeneity of this syndrome that can help to comprehend the disease’s progression in detail.

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Chapter 1. An Update on Low-Grade Inflammation and Oxidative Stress, as Consequences of Insulin Resistance and Hyperandrogenism, in the Pathogenesis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
(Poopak Eftekhari-Yazdi, PhD, Nahid Nasiri, PhD, Fatemeh Hassani, PhD, and Arezoo Arabipoor – Department of Embryology, Reproductive Biomedicine Research Center, Royan Institute for Reproductive Biomedicine, ACECR, Tehran, Iran, et al.)

Chapter 2. An Overview of Possible Health Risk and Complications of Polycistic Ovary Syndrome
(Iram Ashaq Kawa, Akbar Masood, Shahnaz Ahmad Mir, Saika Manzoor and Fouzia Rashid – Department of Biochemistry/Clinical Biochemistry, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India, et al.)

Chapter 3. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Fresh Insight in Relation to Its Inflammatory and Coagulatory Pathophysiology
(Saika Manzoor, Khalid Bashir Dar, Mohd Ashraf Ganie, Iram Ashaq Kawa and Fouzia Rashid – Department of Clinical Biochemistry/Biochemistry, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India, et al.)


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