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Mymensingh Med J. 2012 Oct;21(4):633-8.

Metabolic syndrome is a risk factor for development of heart failure in acute myocardial infarction.

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  • 1Department of Cardiology, Mymensingh Medical College, Bangladesh.


There is a relationship between metabolic syndrome with heart failure. A case control study was designed to see the association of metabolic syndrome with heart failure. The study was conducted from August 2009 to May 2010. Hundred cases were selected as study population which was taken from Department of Cardiology Mymensingh Medical College, Mymensingh. Among them 50 were in Group A, 50 were in Group B. Group A was the patient with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with metabolic syndrome. Group B was the patient with AMI without metabolic syndrome. It revealed that 23(46%) in Group A and 10 (20%) in Group B developed heart failure. Which is statistically significant (p<0.05). The study concluded that metabolic syndrome is significantly associated with heart failure.

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