Abdominal aortic stiffness as a marker of atherosclerosis in childhood-onset asthma: a case-control study


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Ulger Z. , GÜLEN F. , Ozyurek A. R.

CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL OF AFRICA, cilt.26, ss.8-12, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 26 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5830/cvja-2014-046
  • Dergi Adı: CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL OF AFRICA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.8-12

Özet

Background: Asthma is one of the chronic inflammatory diseases. It is known that chronic inflammation accelerates atherosclerosis. Abdominal aortic stiffness parameters can be used to detect the early development of atherosclerosis.