The angiographic and clinical outcomes after coronary stenting in patients with metabolic syndrome.

@article{Xu2012TheAA,
  title={The angiographic and clinical outcomes after coronary stenting in patients with metabolic syndrome.},
  author={Di Xu and Yan Ying Guo and Hui Wang and Bing Gu and Genyan Liu and Chuanwei Zhou and Xin Wu and Junhong Wang and Kejiang Cao},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2012},
  volume={221 2},
  pages={416-21}
}
BACKGROUND Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is regarded as a risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD). But the influence of MetS on morbidity and mortality after stent implantation in CAD patients remains unknown. METHODS This article presents a meta-analysis of available data on the association between the MetS and the risk of angiographic and clinical outcomes following stent implantation. RESULTS MetS was associated with a significant increased risk of post-stent all-cause mortality (odd… CONTINUE READING
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