Secondary metabolic syndrome – a common pathology and a poor prognostic factor


A.Yu. Nickolaev, N.N. Filatova

Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education; Moscow, Russia
This review analyzes the prevalence, clinical features and prognosis of a secondary metabolic syndrome, including iatrogenic forms. Secondary metabolic syndrome is a frequent complication of chronic alcohol intoxication, hepatitis C virus infection, the use of oral hormonal contraceptives, treatment with glucocorticosteroids, antiretroviral drugs, regular hemodialysis, permanent peritoneal dialysis, and transplantation.

About the Autors


Alexey Yu. Nikolaev – Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor at the Department of Nephrology and Hemodialysis, Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education; Russia Moscow. E-mail: nickolaev.aleksei2011@yandex.ru
Natalya N. Filatova – PhD in Medical Sciences, Associate Professor at the Department of Nephrology and Hemodialysis, Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education; Russia Moscow. E-mail: natalia.n.filatova@gmail.com


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