Prospective association of polycystic ovary syndrome with coronary artery calcification and carotid-intima-media thickness: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Women's study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, Volume 34, Issue 12, p.2688-94 (2014)


Adult, Cardiovascular Diseases, Carotid Intima-Media Thickness, Cohort Studies, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary Vessels, Female, Humans, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Prospective Studies, Risk Factors, Vascular Calcification, Young Adult


To study the independent associations of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and its 2 components, hyperandrogenism and anovulation, with coronary artery calcification (CAC) and carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT).