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Fig. 1 | Cardiovascular Diabetology

Fig. 1

From: Cardiovascular disease in a nationwide population of Danish women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Fig. 1

Flowchart of included women with PCOS and controls. CVD was defined as at least one of the following criteria: (1) the presence of a CVD diagnosis in NPR according to ICD10: E78 (dyslipidemia), G45–G46 (TCI, stroke), I10–13 (essential hypertension and hypertension with complications), I20 (angina), I21–25 (myocardial infarction and ichemic coronary disease), I26 (lung embolism), I50 (incompensatio cordis), I63–I64 (cerebral infarction), I65–I66 (occlusion of vertebral and cerebral arteries), I80–82 (venous thrombosis) or (2) prescription of drugs for treatment of CVD according to the National Prescriptions Registry database: antithrombotics (B01), antihypertensives (C02: alpha-blockers, C07: beta-blockers, C08: calcium-antagonists, C09: renin-angiotensin blockers), C10: antilipids. Two or more medicine withdrawals should occur within the same ATC group to be included

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