deadly quartet


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deadly quartet

deadly quartet

A term referring to the four major clinical findings associated with increased risk of cardiovascular mortality and morbidity:
• Obesity—especially upper body obesity;
• Insulin resistance or glucose intolerance;
• Hypertriglyceridaemia; and
• Hypertension.
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With Alan Smith, two-goal hero of this comfortable win, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Louis Saha and the prospect of Rooney, would there be a club with a more exciting and deadly quartet of strikers?
Women with none of the four risk factors that compose the deadly quartet actually had a lower mortality than men with no risk factors.
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It was just like old times with that deadly quartet of Galwey, Halvey, Foley and Quinlan ruling with a iron fist.