deadly quartet


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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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NEW ORLEANS -- The "deadly quartet" of cardiovascular risk factors that characterize the multiple metabolic syndrome--hypertension, obesity, hypertriglyceridemia, and diabetes--is far more lethal in women than men with known coronary disease.
The mortality risk associated with having any single member of the deadly quartet was roughly the same.
The "deadly quartet" of cardiovascular risk factors that characterize the multiple metabolic syndrome--hypertension, obesity, hyperrriglyceridemia, and diabetes--is far more lethal in women than men with known coronary disease.
Women with none of the four risk factors that compose the deadly quartet actually had a lower mortality than men with no risk factors.
It was then over to the bowlers and Jamie Russell led a deadly quartet who bowled the visitors out for just 36.
It was just like old times with that deadly quartet of Galwey, Halvey, Foley and Quinlan ruling with a iron fist.