The prevalence and phenotypic features of polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis

BOZDAĞ G. , MÜMÜŞOĞLU S. , Zengin D., KARABULUT E. , Yildiz B. O.

HUMAN REPRODUCTION, vol.31, no.12, pp.2841-2855, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/humrep/dew218
  • Title of Journal : HUMAN REPRODUCTION
  • Page Numbers: pp.2841-2855
  • Keywords: polycystic ovary syndrome, androgen excess, oligo-anovulation, phenotype, prevalence, ROTTERDAM CRITERIA, ANDROGEN EXCESS, REFERRAL BIAS, COMMUNITY, WOMEN, DISORDERS, TOOL, POPULATION, SOUTHWEST, DIAGNOSIS


STUDY QUESTION: What is the reported overall prevalence of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) according to the criteria of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Rotterdam or the Androgen Excess and PCOS Society (AE-PCOS Society)?