TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.50, no.4, pp.1007-1014, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Cystic fibrosis, arterial stiffness, pulse wave velocity analysis, augmentation index, pulmonary exacerbation, ARTERIAL STIFFNESS, CARDIOVASCULAR RISK, WAVE REFLECTIONS, OXIDATIVE STRESS, AORTIC STIFFNESS, INFLAMMATION, MECHANISMS, DISEASE, INDEX
Background/aim: Acute exacerbations and chronic inflammation are risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of acute exacerbation therapy on arterial stiffness in children with CF.