TITLE

Wird das Metabolische Syndrom in der Klinik erkannt und die Diagnose aktiv verwendet?

AUTHOR(S)
Baumgartner, A.; Gschwend, S.; Stöckli, R.; Battegay, E.; Zimmerli, L.
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Praxis (16618157);6/6/2012, Vol. 101 Issue 11, p707
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The Metabolic Syndrome is characterised by the following components: atherogenic dyslipidemia, elevated blood pressure, elevated glucose and abdominal obesity. 22% of 415 patients of an outpatient clinic in internal medicine fulfilled the criteria of a Metabolic Syndrome. The most common components were abdominal obesity, elevated blood pressure and elevated triglyceride. Only one in five treating physicians diagnosed a Metabolic Syndrome. Our data show that the concept of the Metabolic Syndrome has limited utility in clinical practice.
ACCESSION #
76560947

 

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