Prevalence and risk factors of the metabolic syndrome in adult survivors of childhood leukemia.

@article{Oudin2011PrevalenceAR,
  title={Prevalence and risk factors of the metabolic syndrome in adult survivors of childhood leukemia.},
  author={Claire Oudin and M C Sim{\'e}oni and Nicolas Sirvent and Audrey Contet and Audrey Begu-Le Coroller and Pierre Bordigoni and Catherine Curtillet and Maryline Poir{\'e}e and Isabelle Thuret and Barbara Play and Mara Carazza Massot and Pascal B Chastagner and H{\'e}rv{\`e} Chambost and Pascal Auquier and G{\'e}rard Michel},
  journal={Blood},
  year={2011},
  volume={117 17},
  pages={4442-8}
}
We evaluate the prevalence and risk factors of the metabolic syndrome (MS) in young adults surviving childhood leukemia. During the years 2007 to 2008, assessment of MS was proposed to all adults included in the Leucémie de l'Enfant et de l'Adolescent program, a French prospective multicentric cohort of leukemia survivors. Among 220 eligible patients, 184 (83.6%) had complete evaluation. Median age at evaluation and follow-up duration were 21.2 and 15.4 years. Overall prevalence of MS was 9.2… CONTINUE READING

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