Significant association of metabolic syndrome with silent brain infarction in elderly people

@article{Kwon2009SignificantAO,
  title={Significant association of metabolic syndrome with silent brain infarction in elderly people},
  author={Hyung-Min Kwon and B J Kim and Jin-ho Park and Wi-Sun Ryu and C. Kim and Su-Ho Lee and Sang-Bae Ko and Hyunwoo Nam and Seunghoon Lee and Yong-Seok Lee and Byung-woo Yoon},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={256},
  pages={1825-1831}
}
A silent brain infarction (SBI) can predict clinical overt stroke or dementia. Studies focusing on the elderly population, where SBI is most common, are sparse. We examined the associations between SBI and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in healthy elderly individuals. Neurologically healthy subjects (1,254 persons, 723 males) aged ≥65 years who underwent brain MRI were evaluated. MetS was diagnosed following the AHA/NHLBI-2005 criteria. We examined associations between full syndrome (at least three… CONTINUE READING
21 Citations
31 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 21 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 31 references

redefining obesity and its treatment

  • Western Pacific Regional Office of the World Health Organi perspective
  • Health Communications Australia, Sydney J Neurol
  • 2009
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…