Role of GGT in diagnosis of metabolic syndrome: a clinic-based cross-sectional survey.

@article{Kasapolu2010RoleOG,
  title={Role of GGT in diagnosis of metabolic syndrome: a clinic-based cross-sectional survey.},
  author={Benan Kasapoğlu and C. Turkay and Yusuf Bayram and Cemile Koca},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  year={2010},
  volume={132},
  pages={56-61}
}
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES The aim of this study is to know if the liver function tests (LFT), especially gamma glutamyl transferase (GGT), have a predictive value in diagnosis of metabolic syndrome (MS). METHODS A cross-sectional, single-center study was carried out with 908 subjects. Four hundred and forty two of these subjects were diagnosed with MS with IDF criteria; while other 466 were sex and age matched healthy control subjects. Blood pressure, liver function tests, fasting blood glucose… CONTINUE READING
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