Metabolic syndrome in young Asian Indian patients with myocardial infarction

@inproceedings{Ranjith2007MetabolicSI,
  title={Metabolic syndrome in young Asian Indian patients with myocardial infarction},
  author={Naresh Ranjith and R. Pegoraro and D. Naidoo and T Esterhuizen},
  booktitle={Cardiovascular journal of Africa},
  year={2007}
}
OBJECTIVES This study assessed the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its impact on hospital outcomes in young South African Indians (< or = 45 years) with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) using both the National Cholesterol Education Programme Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP ATP III) and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) definitions. METHODS AND RESULTS The study population comprised 389 patients with AMI. The metabolic syndrome as defined by the NCEP ATP III criteria was… CONTINUE READING