Insulin resistance and angiographical characteristics of coronary atherosclerosis.

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Insulin resistance (IR) is frequently observed in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD). The relationship between IR and the angiographical characteristics of coronary atherosclerosis were investigated in 66 patients with coronary artery lesions. Insulin resistance was assessed by a 75-g oral glucose tolerance test and homeostasis model assessment… (More)

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@article{Takezako1999InsulinRA, title={Insulin resistance and angiographical characteristics of coronary atherosclerosis.}, author={Takanobu Takezako and K. Keijiro Saku and Bao Zhang and Kumi Shirai and K. Kikuo Arakawa}, journal={Japanese circulation journal}, year={1999}, volume={63 9}, pages={666-73} }