Metabolic syndrome and early-onset coronary artery disease: is the whole greater than its parts?

@article{Iribarren2006MetabolicSA,
  title={Metabolic syndrome and early-onset coronary artery disease: is the whole greater than its parts?},
  author={Carlos Iribarren and Alan S. Go and Gail Husson and Stephen Sidney and Joan M. Fair and Thomas Quertermous and Mark A. Hlatky and Stephen P. Fortmann},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={48 9},
  pages={1800-7}
}
OBJECTIVES We sought to examine the association between the metabolic syndrome (MetS) (defined both by the 2001 National Cholesterol Educational Program Adult Treatment Panel III [ATP-III] definition and the American Heart Association/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute [AHA/NHLBI] revision incorporating the lower threshold for impaired fasting glucose [IFG]) and early-onset coronary artery disease (CAD). BACKGROUND The impact of MetS on premature CAD has not been studied extensively… CONTINUE READING
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