Stiffness of the abdominal aorta in beta-thalassemia major patients related with body iron load


Ulger Z. , Aydinok Y. , GURSES D., LEVENT E., OZYUREK A. R.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY, cilt.28, ss.647-652, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 28 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/01.mph.0000212987.18694.5a
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.647-652

Özet

Objectives: Increased iron stores have been implicated in the association with increased risk of cardiovascular events. We evaluated whether the abdominal aortic stiffness was altered in the patients with beta-thalassemia major in relation with body iron load.