Metabolic syndrome: prevalence and association with electrocardiographic abnormalities in Nigerian hypertensive patients.


BACKGROUND Hypertension is an important component of metabolic syndrome, and a third of hypertensive patients have metabolic syndrome, with the common mechanistic pathway believed to be insulin resistance. It is probable that hypertensive patients with metabolic syndrome will have more severe cardiac abnormalities than those without. Similarly… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/met.2014.0061


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