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Table 1 The clinical, biochemical and hormonal results in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients and healthy controls

From: Epicardial adipose tissue thickness and NGAL levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Parameter PCOS group Control group p
  (n = 66) (n = 50)  
Age (years) 23.29 ±5.05 22.02 ±5.05 0.183
BMI (kg/m2) 32.09 ±9.80 29.80 ±5.5 0.148
Waist circumference (cm) 8.67 ±19.37 92.28 ±13.30 0.048
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 126.77 ±14.15 113.22 ±9.99 0.0001
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 76.18 ±11.37 68.20 ±6.74 0.0001
Fasting insulin (μIU/ml) 11.16 ±6.58 9.47 ±6.06 0.160
Fasting glucose (mg/dl) 97.30 ±13.97 89.10 ±10.56 0.001
HOMA-IR 2.71 ±1.7 2.16 ± 1.5 0.072
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 194.81 ±39.55 173.28 ±29.99 0,002
Triglyceride (mg/dl) 115.91 ±58.18 93.30 ±39.30 0.020
HDL-C (mg/dl) 49.61 ±11.09 47.08 ±10.30 0.213
LDL-C (mg/dl) 122.83 ±34.43 107.0 ±24.64 0.007
hsCRP (mg/dl) 0.54 ±0.95 0.19 ±0.31 0.015
TSH (μIU/ml) 2.11 ±1.47 2.58 ±3.24 0.295
Prolactin (ng/ml) 18.3 ± 15.4 17.4 ± 6.9 0.590
Total testosterone (ng/ml) 0.85 ± 0.3 0.56 ± 0.1 0.0001
FSH (mIU/ml) 4.5 ± 1.2 4.5 ± 0.7 0.950
LH (mIU/ml) 5.7 ± 2.7 3.5 ± 0.5 0.0001
Estradiol (pg/ml) 43.9 ± 33.3 41.02 ± 3.1 0.536
DHEAS (μg/dl) 266.3 ± 123 203.85 ± 40.3 0.0001
Free testosterone (pg/ml) 3,3 ± 2.3 2.3 ± 0.4 0.008
EATT (mm) 0.38 ±0.16 0.34 ±0.36 0.144
NGAL (pg/ml) 101.98 ±21.53 107.40 ±26.44 0.228
  1. Values are expressed as means ± SD. BMI body mass index, HOMA-IR homeostasis model assessment insulin resistance index, HDL-C high density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low density lipoprotein cholesterol, hs-CRP high-sensitive C- reactive protein, TSH thyroid stimulating hormone, FSH follicle-stimulating hormone, LH luteinizing hormone, DHEAS dehydroepiandrosterone sulfat, EATT epicardial adipose tissue thickness, NGAL neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin.