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ea0049ep367 | Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism | ECE2017

Homocystein-significant marker of metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis risk

Sreckovic Branko , Dimitrijevic-Sreckovic Vesna , Soldatovic Ivan , Janeski Hristina , Janeski Nenad , Gacic Jasna , Sumarac-Dumanovic Mirjana , Mrdovic Igor

Background: Obesity is followed by insulin resistance (IR) and low grade inflammation. In patients with metabolic syndrome (MS) and clinicaly evident vascular complications homocystein values are higher. Hyperhomocysteinemia correlates with hyperinsulinemia and IR, resulting in oxidative stress, which causes endothelial lesions and dysfunction, promoting atherosclerosis and hypertension.Objectives: To examine homocystein levels in patients with and witho...