Prevalence of vascular disease in metabolic syndrome using three proposed definitions.

@article{Athyros2007PrevalenceOV,
  title={Prevalence of vascular disease in metabolic syndrome using three proposed definitions.},
  author={Vasilios G Athyros and Emmanuel S. Ganotakis and Moses S Elisaf and Evangelos Liberopoulos and Ioannis A Goudevenos and Asterios Karagiannis},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={117 2},
  pages={204-10}
}
BACKGROUND There are a number of definitions available for the diagnosis of the metabolic syndrome (MetS). The MetS-associated increase in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk may depend on the definition used. AIM To investigate which of the 3 recently proposed definitions of MetS [the National Cholesterol Education Program-Adult Treatment Panel-III (NCEP-ATP-III), the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the American Heart Association/National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (AHA/NHLBI… CONTINUE READING

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