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Abstract

Background.Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine abnormality of reproductive-aged women and increases the risk of cardiovascular disease. However, the effects of PCOS on electrocardiograms (ECGs) are not fully elucidated. The aim of this study was to evaluate the characteristics of ECGs in patients with PCOS. Methods.This study included 24 patients with PCOS and 12 patients without PCOS. The heart rate, PR interval, QRS duration, Sokolow-Lyon voltage (SV1 + RV5/6), Cornell voltage (RaVL + SV3), QT interval and QTc interval were measured in 12-lead ECGs. Results.The QRS duration was wider in patients with PCOS than those without PCOS (91±8 vs. 81±10ms, p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)883-888
Number of pages6
JournalGynecological Endocrinology
Volume26
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2010

Keywords

  • autonomic dysfunction
  • Electrocardiogram
  • polycystic ovary syndrome
  • QRS duration
  • QT dispersion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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