Distinction of hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype from simple abdominal obesity: interaction with sex hormone-binding globulin levels to confer high coronary risk

Karagoz A., Onat A., Aydin M., Can G. , SIMSEK B., Yuksel M.

POSTGRADUATE MEDICINE, vol.129, no.2, pp.288-295, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 129 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00325481.2017.1261608
  • Title of Journal : POSTGRADUATE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.288-295


Objective: The associations of total testosterone (TT) and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) with the hypertriglyceridemic waist (HtgW) phenotype and coronary heart disease (CHD) risk have scarcely been examined. We explored such cardiometabolic risk mediations in middle-aged adults.