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Revista chilena de obstetricia y ginecología

versión impresa ISSN 0048-766Xversión On-line ISSN 0717-7526

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URDANETA MACHADO, José   et al. INSULINO RESISTENCIA EN MUJERES INFÉRTILES. Rev. chil. obstet. ginecol. [online]. 2010, vol.75, n.3, pp.153-161. ISSN 0048-766X.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-75262010000300003.

Background: Insulin resistance (IR) is a complex physiopathological alteration, present in the terminal organs, of high prevalence in women in fertile age and prepuberal stage, with recognized cardiovascular risk association and infertility. Objective: To determine the frequency of IR in infertile women and factors of risks associated in the patients which going to consultation of gynecology of the Maternity "Dr. Armando Castillo Plaza". Method: An applied and descriptive investigation was realised, with nonexperimental design, being applied the technique of the nonparticipant and structured direct observation, having as instrument the work card. Results: The prevalence of IR was 80%, with HOMA index of 5.4 ± 2.7. In infertile women were identified the following risk factors: increased serum androgens/obesity (OR: 1.51; p<0.001), dyslipidemia (OR: 6.53; p<0.001), arterial hypertension (OR: 8.41; p<0.02), acanthosis nigricans (OR: 9.0; p<0.002), and acne (OR: 2.65; p<0.01). Conclusion: We found a high frequency of IR between the infertile women, which can be corrected with changes in the life styles and low complexity interventions for the treatment of the infertility.

Palabras clave : Infertility; insulin resistance.

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