Syndrome X and mortality: a population-based study. Risk Factor and Life Expectancy Research Group.

@article{Trevisan1998SyndromeXA,
  title={Syndrome X and mortality: a population-based study. Risk Factor and Life Expectancy Research Group.},
  author={Maurizio Trevisan and Jian-meng Liu and F B Bahsas and Alessandro Menotti},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={148 10},
  pages={958-66}
}
The present report analyzes the prevalence of the cluster of metabolic abnormalities defined as syndrome X (high blood glucose, high blood pressure, low high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, and high triglycerides) and its impact on cardiovascular disease mortality in a large cohort of men and women (22,561 men and 18,495 women). These individuals were participants in a series of epidemiologic investigations of cardiovascular disease conducted in Italy between 1978 and 1987. They were… CONTINUE READING

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