Tentative cut point of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein for a component of metabolic syndrome in Japanese.

@article{Oda2009TentativeCP,
  title={Tentative cut point of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein for a component of metabolic syndrome in Japanese.},
  author={Eiji Oda and Ryu Kawai},
  journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 4},
  pages={755-9}
}
  • Eiji Oda, Ryu Kawai
  • Published 2009 in
    Circulation journal : official journal of the…
BACKGROUND High-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) is an independent risk factor of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and is proposed as a component of metabolic syndrome (MetS). An optimal cut point of hs-CRP as a component of MetS was previously reported as 0.65 mg/L based on data from a small-sized study. METHODS AND RESULTS Medical check-up data of 1,062 men and 647 women whose plasma levels of hs-CRP were <10 mg/L were examined using a receiver-operating characteristic (ROC… CONTINUE READING