Metabolic syndrome: nature, therapeutic solutions and options


Onat A.

EXPERT OPINION ON PHARMACOTHERAPY, cilt.12, ss.1887-1900, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1517/14656566.2011.585462
  • Dergi Adı: EXPERT OPINION ON PHARMACOTHERAPY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1887-1900

Özet

Introduction: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) defines the clustering in an individual of multiple metabolic abnormalities, based on central obesity and insulin resistance. In addition to its five components, prothrombotic and proinflammatory states are essential features. The significance of MetS lies in its close association with the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD). This field being an evolving one necessitated the current review.