Carotid Intima-Media Thickness as the Cardiometabolic Risk Indicator in Patients with Nonfunctional Adrenal Mass and Metabolic Syndrome Screening.

@article{Evran2016CarotidIT,
  title={Carotid Intima-Media Thickness as the Cardiometabolic Risk Indicator in Patients with Nonfunctional Adrenal Mass and Metabolic Syndrome Screening.},
  author={Mehtap Evran and Gamze Yilmaz Akkuş and İlayda Berk Bozdoğan and Mustafa G{\"u}ven G{\"o}k and Ali Ekrem Deniz and Murat Sert and Tamer Tetiker},
  journal={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
  year={2016},
  volume={22},
  pages={
          991-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Our purpose was to show the association of adrenal incidentaloma and metabolic syndrome in consideration of the studies and to detect the increase in the carotid intima-media thickness which is regarded as the precessor of atherosclerosis. MATERIAL/METHODS Eighty-one patients who were diagnosed with adrenal mass were included in the study. Hormonal evaluation, insulin rezistance measurement with the HOMA-IR and 1-mg DST were performed of all patients. The patients were classified… CONTINUE READING
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