Gamma-glutamyltransferase in acute coronary syndrome patients without ST elevation and its association with stenotic lesion and cardiac events

DOGAN A., ICLI A., AKSOY F. , VAROL E. , ERDOGAN D., Ozaydin M. , ...More

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, vol.23, no.1, pp.39-44, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mca.0b013e32834e4ed0
  • Title of Journal : CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.39-44
  • Keywords: acute coronary syndromes, cardiac events, gamma-glutamyltransferase, CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE, MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION, RISK, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, MORTALITY, PREDICTION, ADULTS, MEN


Background There are limited data on prognostic value of gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) in acute coronary syndromes (ACS) with non-ST-segment elevation (NSTE-ACS). We investigated GGT levels and their association with significant stenosis and major cardiac events (MACE) in NSTE-ACS patients.