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Recurrent pregnancy loss and metabolic syndrome

Nese Gul Hilali, Sibel Sak, Adnan Incebiyik, Hacer Uyanikoglu, Muhammet Erdal Sak, Hatice Incebiyik, Tevfik Sabuncu
DOI: 10.5603/GP.a2020.0063
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Pubmed: 32627153
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Ginekol Pol 2020;91(6):320-323.

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Vol 91, No 6 (2020)
ORIGINAL PAPERS Gynecology
Published online: 2020-06-30

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequency of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components in
patients with unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL).
Material and methods: A cross-sectional study was held including 115 patients with unexplained RPL who were referred
to a tertiary center between December 2018 and December 2019. In the study, MetS was classified according to The
National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP III) criteria on the basis of metabolic risk
factors. Frequency of MetS in the patients with unexplained RPL was investigated. The relationship between miscarriage
rate and metabolic risk factors was also evaluated.
Results: According to our study the percentage of MetS in patients with unexplained RPL was 24.4%. When evaluated according
to different age groups, it was 18.4% in patients aged 20–29 years, and it was 27.8% in patients aged 30–39 years. At
least having one of its components were high (82.6%) in all patients with unexplained RPL.
Conclusions: The percentage of MetS or of at least having one of its components were high in patients with unexplained
RPL. Increased number of having MetS components were associated with increased miscarriage rate.

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequency of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components in
patients with unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL).
Material and methods: A cross-sectional study was held including 115 patients with unexplained RPL who were referred
to a tertiary center between December 2018 and December 2019. In the study, MetS was classified according to The
National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP III) criteria on the basis of metabolic risk
factors. Frequency of MetS in the patients with unexplained RPL was investigated. The relationship between miscarriage
rate and metabolic risk factors was also evaluated.
Results: According to our study the percentage of MetS in patients with unexplained RPL was 24.4%. When evaluated according
to different age groups, it was 18.4% in patients aged 20–29 years, and it was 27.8% in patients aged 30–39 years. At
least having one of its components were high (82.6%) in all patients with unexplained RPL.
Conclusions: The percentage of MetS or of at least having one of its components were high in patients with unexplained
RPL. Increased number of having MetS components were associated with increased miscarriage rate.

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Keywords

recurrent pregnancy loss; miscarriage; metabolic syndrome; HDL; anticoagulant

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Title

Recurrent pregnancy loss and metabolic syndrome

Journal

Ginekologia Polska

Issue

Vol 91, No 6 (2020)

Pages

320-323

Published online

2020-06-30

DOI

10.5603/GP.a2020.0063

Pubmed

32627153

Bibliographic record

Ginekol Pol 2020;91(6):320-323.

Keywords

recurrent pregnancy loss
miscarriage
metabolic syndrome
HDL
anticoagulant

Authors

Nese Gul Hilali
Sibel Sak
Adnan Incebiyik
Hacer Uyanikoglu
Muhammet Erdal Sak
Hatice Incebiyik
Tevfik Sabuncu

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