Assessment of High Sensitivity C.Reactive Protein in male patients with metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis complications

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02/4/2014 12:17 PM

Assessment of High Sensitivity C.Reactive Protein in male patients with metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis complications


Dr.Faris Abdul Kareem Khazaal M.B.CH.B., CABM ,FRCP
Dr.Safaa HassanFadhil M.B.Ch.B, Dr. Hamzaqunaid CABM


Abstract
 
Background: syndrome X or metabolic syndrome is a collection of multiple diseases mainly visceral obesity , hypertriglyceridemia , decrease HDL level, hypertension and elevated fasting blood glucose that lead to accelerated atherosclerosis through multiple mechanisms, one of the most important is increase inflammation of the vessels manifested by elevated high sensitivity C reactive protein (hs-CRP).
Objective: The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of elevatedhs CRP in people with metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis complication (IHD, Cerebrovascular disease, peripheral vascular disease) and metabolic syndrome without these complication.



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