Internal and Emergency Medicine

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 265–267 | Cite as

Hepatic Steatosis Index and Lipid Accumulation Product as middle-term predictors of incident metabolic syndrome in a large population sample: data from the Brisighella Heart Study

  • Arrigo F. G. Cicero
  • Sergio D’Addato
  • Alessandra Reggi
  • Giulio Marchesini Reggiani
  • Claudio Borghi
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arrigo F. G. Cicero
    • 2
  • Sergio D’Addato
    • 1
  • Alessandra Reggi
    • 1
  • Giulio Marchesini Reggiani
    • 1
  • Claudio Borghi
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical and Surgical Sciences DepartmentUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly
  2. 2.Internal Medicine, Aging and Kidney diseases DepartmentSant’Orsola-Malpighi University HospitalBolognaItaly

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