Metabolic Syndrome and Medial Arterial Calcification – Lethal Duo Ludovit Gaspar and Martin Caprnda (pp. 33-34)
Authors: Ludovit Gaspar and Martin Caprnda
Abstract: The Metabolic syndrome (MS) is characterized by a collection of risk factors that increase the chance of developing cardiovascular complications - heart diseases and even stroke. Medial arterial calcification (MAC) most commonly occurs in patients with diabetes mellitus and MS. It is a marker of increased cardiovascular mortality . Our goal was to document the presence of severe forms of cardiac arrhythmias and myocardial ischemia, as significant factors in patient prognosis.
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