Comparing associations of different metabolic syndrome definitions with ischemic stroke in Chinese elderly population

Published: 29 October 2017
Author(s): Qian Liu, Yan-xun Li, Zhi-hao Hu, Xiao-yan Jiang, Shu-juan Li, Xiao-feng Wang
Issue: October 2017
Section: Original Article

Studies have showed the associations between different definitions of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and risk of ischemic stroke were inconsistent. In this study, we compared associations of different MetS definitions with ischemic stroke in Chinese elderly population.