Longer studies, funding needed to address ‘substantial knowledge gaps’ on PCOS-related CVD

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a common endocrine disorder affecting reproductive-age women, yet the complexity and heterogeneity of PCOS have confounded researchers attempting to understand its long-term consequences.
The Rotterdam criteria for adults require that a woman present with at least two of the following to receive a diagnosis of PCOS: clinical or biochemical hyperandrogenism, ovulatory dysfunction or polycystic ovaries on ultrasound; when irregular menses and hyperandrogenism are present, ultrasound is not necessary for diagnosis. Insulin resistance is common in affected women,

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a common endocrine disorder affecting reproductive-age women, yet the complexity and heterogeneity of PCOS have confounded researchers attempting to understand its long-term consequences.
The Rotterdam criteria for adults require that a woman present with at least two of the following to receive a diagnosis of PCOS: clinical or biochemical hyperandrogenism, ovulatory dysfunction or polycystic ovaries on ultrasound; when irregular menses and hyperandrogenism are present, ultrasound is not necessary for diagnosis. Insulin resistance is common in affected women,