Impact of metabolic syndrome on the long-term survival of patients with acute myocardial infarction: potential association with C-reactive protein.


BACKGROUND Population-based cohort studies demonstrate that metabolic syndrome (MeS) is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular diseases and related mortalities. The present study was designed to investigate the prognostic impact of MeS in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). METHODS AND RESULTS The study group was 461 AMI patients… (More)


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