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Introduction. Stroke is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The relationship between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and homocysteinemia (Hcy) as risk factors for ischemic stroke (IS) is not completely clear. The aim of the study was to determine the frequency of MetS, serum level of Hcy and the frequency of hyperhomocysteinem...

By Milorad Vujnić, Alma Prtina, Tatjana Milivojac

Atherosclerosis is the leading cause of cardiovascular disease (CVD) worldwide. Recently, mortality and morbidity from CVD have shown a trend in its occurrence in earlier years, while these diseases have been associated with older age until recently. In developed countries, mortality from diseases caused by atherosclerosis has decreased over the la...

By Vesna Lazić, Biljana Mijović, Miloš Maksimović

Introduction. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of metabolic disorders that increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. The aim of the study is to determine the frequency of certain metabolic syndrome components by applying International Diabetes Federation (IDF) criteria prior to and after diagnosing ischemic heart disease. Met...

By Žana Pećanac, Kosana Stanetić, Ljubomir Šormaz