Relation between the metabolic syndrome and ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack: a prospective cohort study in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

@article{KorenMorag2005RelationBT,
  title={Relation between the metabolic syndrome and ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack: a prospective cohort study in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.},
  author={Nira Koren-Morag and Uri Goldbourt and David Tann{\'e}},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2005},
  volume={36 7},
  pages={1366-71}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The combination of risk factors known as the metabolic syndrome is receiving increased attention, but prospective data on the syndrome's association with ischemic cerebrovascular events are scarce. We explored the relation of metabolic syndrome versus frank diabetes with first-ever ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) in a large cohort of patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. METHODS Patients with coronary heart disease, screened for a… CONTINUE READING
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