Association of metabolic syndrome with coronary atherosclerosis in non-diabetic postmenopausal women.

@article{Yun2015AssociationOM,
  title={Association of metabolic syndrome with coronary atherosclerosis in non-diabetic postmenopausal women.},
  author={Bo Hyon Yun and Seung Joo Chon and Yoo Jin Lee and Eui Jung Han and Seong Gyu Cho and Young Sik Choi and Byung Seok Lee and Seok Kyo Seo},
  journal={Climacteric : the journal of the International Menopause Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          284-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE We investigated the possible association of metabolic syndrome with arterial stiffness and coronary atherosclerosis in non-diabetic, postmenopausal women. METHODS A total of 293 non-diabetic, postmenopausal women who visited the health promotion center for a routine health check-up were included in a cross-sectional study. Arterial stiffness was measured by brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity, and coronary atherosclerosis was detected using 64-row multi-detector computed tomography… CONTINUE READING
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