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Title: The effects of short-stature-for-age on cardiovascular and metabolic health in children: a systematic review.
Authors: Varela Silva, Maria Ines
O'Donnell, Emma
Azcorra, Hugo
Oxborough, David
Monserrat-Revillo, Susana
Sanchez, Samantha
Mendez, Nina
Issue Date: 2019
Publisher: PROSPERO
Citation: VARELA-SILVA, M.I. ... et al., 20193 The effects of short-stature-for-age on cardiovascular and metabolic health in children: a systematic review. Prospero: International Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews, 2019, CRD4201912301.
Abstract: Short stature has been associated with coronary heart disease in adults (Paajanen et al, 2010), but similar effects have not been established in children. We aim to identify cardiovascular and metabolic health indicators that are associated with height-for-age in children. These consist of any measures of cardiovascular health and metabolic syndrome such as, but not limited to: abdominal obesity; atherogenic dyslipidaemia; hypertension; hyperglycaemia; insulin resistance; body-mass-index, height-adjusted fat mass, pulse rate, insulin-resistance, triglycerides, low density lipoprotein cholesterol, high density lipoprotein cholesterol, and structural and electrical cardiac dysfunction.
Description: This is a systematic review , it is available at: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42019123014
Sponsor: National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/37180
Publisher Link: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42019123014
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