What is the role of metabolic syndrome in the etiology of noncoronary atherosclerosis?

Updated: Dec 23, 2019
  • Author: F Brian Boudi, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Yasmine S Ali, MD, FACC, FACP, MSCI  more...
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Metabolic syndrome is more common and elevated in association with risk factors for atherosclerosis, including elevated body mass index, lack of exercise, smoking, age, and diet.


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