Serum Gamma-Glutamyltransferase Levels are Associated With Concomitant Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Korean Hypertensive Patients

@inproceedings{Lee2015SerumGL,
  title={Serum Gamma-Glutamyltransferase Levels are Associated With Concomitant Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Korean Hypertensive Patients},
  author={Sangsu Lee and Do Hoon Kim and Hyo Yun Nam and Yong-Kyun Roh and Sang-Yhun Ju and Yeo-Joon Yoon and G E Nam and Jun-Seok Choi and Jong-Eun Lee and Jung-Eun Sang and Kyung Do Han and Yong Gyu Park},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2015}
}
Previous studies suggested that serum gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) levels were associated with the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors including hypertension, diabetes mellitus (DM), and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in the general population. We aimed to investigate the relationship between serum GGT levels and CVD risk factors in Korean hypertensive patients. This cross-sectional study was based on data from the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey… CONTINUE READING