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Table 3 The correlation between NGAL levels and metabolic parameters in patients with PCOS

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

Parameter r p value
Age 0,042 0,738
BMI 0,149 0,235
WC 0,148 0,239
FG score 0,051 0,684
Fasting glucose 0,088 0,487
Fasting insulin -0,109 0,880
HOMA-IR 0,031 0,808
Total cholesterol 0,013 0,917
Triglyceride 0,037 0,772
LDL cholesterol 0,019 0,882
HDL cholesterol -0,081 0,523
hsCRP 0,064 0,612
EATT 0,086 0,494
TSH 0,176 0,162
Estradiol -0,001 0,993
LH/FSH -0,089 0,702
DHEAS 0,216 0,085
Total testosteron -0,043 0,733
  1. r indicates Spearman’s rho correlation coefficient. 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, EATT epicardial adipose tissue thickness, TSH thyroid stimulating hormone, FSH follicle-stimulating hormone, LH luteinizing hormone, DHEAS dehydroepiandrosterone sulfat.