Ovarian Ultrasonography for the Clinical Evaluation of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Status: Recruiting
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Study Type: Observational
SUMMARY

The investigators would like to determine how aspects of adiposity and age influence ultrasound features of the ovaries which are used to diagnose polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). The study will also compare anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) levels against ultrasound features of the ovary to predict PCOS.

Eligibility
Participation Requirements
Sex: Female
Minimum Age: 18
Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers
View:

• Aged >18 years

• At least 2y post-menarche

• BMI >18.5kg/m2

• Good visibility of the ovaries on ultrasound

• Pelvic exam with normal results within the last 2 years

• Either:

• Regular menstrual cycles (21-35 days);

• Irregular menstrual cycles (>36 days); or

• Previous diagnosis of PCOS from a primary care provider

Locations
United States
New York
Strong Fertility Center
Recruiting
Rochester
Contact Information
Primary
Lynda Kochman, RN
lynda_kochman@urmc.rochester.edu
585-487-3474
Time Frame
Start Date: June 4, 2018
Estimated Completion Date: December 31, 2022
Participants
Target number of participants: 240
Treatments
Regular Menstrual Cycles
Women will be assigned to this category if they report a history of regular menstrual cycles (every 21 to 35 days). Recruitment will be targeted to obtain 20 lean (BMI<25 kg/m2) and 20 overweight or obese (BMI>24.9kg/m2) women in each of the following age groups: 18-24y (early), 25-34y (mid), ≥35y (later adulthood).
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Women will be assigned to this category if they have clinical or biochemical androgen excess and report a history of irregular menstrual cycles (<21 days or >35 days), including women with a pre-existing diagnosis of PCOS. Recruitment will be targeted to obtain 20 lean (BMI<25kg/m2) and 20 overweight or obese (BMI>24.9kg/m2) women in each of the following age groups: 18-24y (early), 25-34y (mid), ≥35y (later adulthood).
Authors
Kathleen Hoeger, Marla E. Lujan
Sponsors
Leads: Cornell University
Collaborators: University of Rochester

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