Impact of the metabolic syndrome and its individual components on risk and severity of coronary heart disease

@article{Zhang2009ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of the metabolic syndrome and its individual components on risk and severity of coronary heart disease},
  author={Yifei Zhang and Jie Hong and Weiqiong Gu and Minghui Gui and Ying Sheue Chen and Yu Zhang and Zhenni Chi and Weiqing Wang and Xiaoying Li and Guang Ning},
  journal={Endocrine},
  year={2009},
  volume={36},
  pages={233-238}
}
The clinical use of criteria for metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its individual components with respect to risk prediction of coronary heart disease (CHD) remains uncertain. In this study, we investigated whether and to what extent MetS and its individual components were related to risk for CHD. A total of 1,028 subjects, who had undergone coronary angiography or were diagnosed as acute myocardial infarction, were selected according to inclusion criteria. MetS was diagnosed with National… CONTINUE READING
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