Prospective evaluation of vascular changes in acute respiratory infections in children with cystic fibrosis


Kartal Ozturk G. , Eski A., Celebi Celik F., Conkar S. , GÜLEN F. , DEMİR E. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.50, no.4, pp.1007-1014, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-2002-61
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1007-1014
  • Keywords: 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

Abstract

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.