TITLE

Abstracts

PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift;2003, Vol. 115 Issue 7/8, p0
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the results of several medical research. Overt hypothyroidism has been found to be associated with cardiovascular disease. Moreover, subclinical hypothyroidism is a strong indicator of risk for aortic atherosclerosis and myocardial infarction. Recent prospective studies have provided compelling evidence that obesity is a risk factor for the occurrence of clinical coronary events. However, the link between angiographically determined coronary atherosclerosis and obesity still remains controversial.
ACCESSION #
14009531

 

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