Uterine fibroids and cardiovascular risk.
STUDY QUESTION: Are uterine fibroids associated with increased cardiovascular risk?Expand abstract
SUMMARY ANSWER: This study reports an association between increased serum lipids and metabolic syndrome with an increased risk of uterine fibroids.
WHAT IS KNOWN ALREADY: Recent studies suggest similarities in biological disease mechanisms and risk factors for fibroids and atherosclerosis: obesity, hypertension and abnormal serum lipids. These findings are awaiting confirmation that a population-...
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0268-1161 and 1460-2350
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- Uimari et al.
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- © The Author 2016. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. All rights reserved. This is the accepted manuscript version of the article. The final version is available online from OUP at: [10.1093/humrep/dew249]
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