Cardiometabolic syndrome

A. Alkerwi, A Albert, M. Guillaume

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Abstract

This chapter constitutes a review of the state-of-the-art of the metabolic syndrome, as regards the historical evolution of the concept, the debated key points and the evolution towards a new concept of global cardiometabolic risk. The last section provides an overview of the worldwide epidemiology of the metabolic syndrome, in terms of prevalence variation and determinants.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCardiovascular risk factors
EditorsA.Y. Gasparyan
Place of PublicationRijeka
PublisherIntech
Pages161-192
Number of pages32
ISBN (Print)978-953-51-0240-3; 978-953-51-6881-2 ( eBook)
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2012

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