Prevalence and characteristics of metabolic syndrome in primary hyperparathyroidism.

@article{Tassone2012PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and characteristics of metabolic syndrome in primary hyperparathyroidism.},
  author={Francesco Tassone and L. Gianotti and Claudia Baffoni and Flora Cesario and Gianpaolo Magro and Micaela Pellegrino and Ignazio Emmolo and Mario Maccario and Giorgio Borretta},
  journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation},
  year={2012},
  volume={35 9},
  pages={841-6}
}
AIMS Primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT) is characterized by an increased frequency of glucose tolerance abnormalities associated with insulin resistance. Few studies evaluated the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in pHPT and whether there are differences between asymptomatic pHPT patients and symptomatic ones. Thus, we sought to investigate the prevalence of MetS in pHPT patients in comparison to the prevalence of MetS in Italian population. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We conducted a… CONTINUE READING