Background: Presence of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) has been shown to predict higher risk for cardiovascular diseases. However, in patients with ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI), prognostic importance of MetS has not been widely studied.
Citation: Ekmekci A, Gungor B, Uluganyan M, Ozcan KS, Bozbay M, et al. (2013) Presence of Metabolic Syndrome is not an Independent Predictor of In-hospital Adverse Events in Patients with ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction that Underwent Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Endocrinol Metab Synd 2:112. doi: 10.4172/2161-1017.1000112