Subclinical atherosclerosis and ambulatory blood pressure in children with metabolic syndrome

@article{ivilibal2014SubclinicalAA,
  title={Subclinical atherosclerosis and ambulatory blood pressure in children with metabolic syndrome},
  author={Mahmut Çivilibal and Nilgun Selcuk Duru and Murat Elevli},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2014},
  volume={29},
  pages={2197-2204}
}
The metabolic syndrome (MS) has reached epidemic proportions worldwide. This syndrome is associated with cardiovascular risk factors, including functional and structural cardiac and vascular changes. The aim of our study was to evaluate subclinical atherosclerosis and its associated risk factors in children with MS. The study cohort comprised 52 children with MS and 38 age- and sex-matched healthy children. The diagnosis of MS was made according to criteria adopted by the World Health… CONTINUE READING
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