Metabolic syndrome and endothelial dysfunction.

  title={Metabolic syndrome and endothelial dysfunction.},
  author={Alessia Fornoni and Leopoldo Raij},
  journal={Current hypertension reports},
  volume={7 2},
The incidence of metabolic syndrome is rapidly increasing in the United States. Metabolic syndrome is associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, and endothelial dysfunction is an early pathogenetic event in the metabolic syndrome. Endothelial dysfunction of either the coronary, the peripheral, or the cerebral vasculature is a… CONTINUE READING