Influence of metabolic syndrome on hypertension-related target organ damage

Mule G, Nardi E, Cottone S, Cusimano P, Volpe V, Piazza G, Mongiovi R, Mezzatesta G, Andronico G, Cerasola G 

OBJECTIVES: The aim of our study was to analyse, in a wide group of essential hypertensive patients without diabetes mellitus, the influence of metabolic syndrome (MS) (defined according to the criteria laid down in the Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults) on markers of preclinical cardiac, renal and retinal damage. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. 

 

 


Mule G, Nardi E, Cottone S, et al. Influence of metabolic syndrome on hypertension-related target organ damage. J Intern Med. 2005;257:503-513. 

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