The prevalence of PCOS is similar in European countries and the USA. Interestingly, some differences in the frequency of PCOS phenotypes emerged between the two areas with a higher frequency of phenotype A and a lower one of phenotype C in the USA. Recognizing the factors which explain these differences wlead to a better understanding of the etiopathogenesis and the clinical expression of PCOS

Prevalence of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in European countries and USA: a systematic review and meta-analysis / F. Chiaffarino, S. Cipriani, M. Dalmartello, E. Ricci, G. Esposito, F. Fedele, C. La Vecchia, E. Negri, F. Parazzini. - In: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS, GYNECOLOGY, AND REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY. - ISSN 0301-2115. - 279:(2022 Dec), pp. 159-170. [10.1016/j.ejogrb.2022.10.020]

Prevalence of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in European countries and USA: a systematic review and meta-analysis

M. Dalmartello;G. Esposito;F. Fedele;C. La Vecchia;E. Negri
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F. Parazzini
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2022

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The prevalence of PCOS is similar in European countries and the USA. Interestingly, some differences in the frequency of PCOS phenotypes emerged between the two areas with a higher frequency of phenotype A and a lower one of phenotype C in the USA. Recognizing the factors which explain these differences wlead to a better understanding of the etiopathogenesis and the clinical expression of PCOS
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; prevalence; PCOS phenotypes; high-income countries;
Settore MED/01 - Statistica Medica
Settore MED/42 - Igiene Generale e Applicata
Settore MED/40 - Ginecologia e Ostetricia
28-ott-2022
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