Correlation of CRP, fasting serum triglycerides and obesity as cardiovascular risk factors.

@article{Firdous2014CorrelationOC,
  title={Correlation of CRP, fasting serum triglycerides and obesity as cardiovascular risk factors.},
  author={Samar Firdous},
  journal={Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={308-13}
}
  • Samar Firdous
  • Published 2014 in
    Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons…
OBJECTIVE To determine the correlation of C-reactive protein (CRP) with fasting triglycerides (TG) among pre-obese and obese patients without established diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD). STUDY DESIGN A comparative cross-sectional study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Mayo Hospital, Lahore, from January to June 2010. METHODOLOGY Patients with BMI > 23 kg/m2 aged between 18 - 65 years were inducted and above variables were studied. Patients with signs of fluid retention, collagen… CONTINUE READING

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