Cardiometabolic syndrome. In Cardiovascular risk factors. (Book Chapter)

March 01, 2012 By:
  • Alkerwi A
  • Albert A
  • Guillaume M.

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.

2012 Mar. Gasparyan AY, ed. Rijeka: InTech, 2012. p.161-192. ISBN 978-953-51-0240-3; 978-953-51-6881-2 ( eBook)
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