Gamma glutamyltransferase, inflammation and cardiovascular risk factors in isolated coronary artery ectasia


DOGAN A., ARSLAN A., YUCEL H., AKSOY F. , ICLI A., Ozaydin M. , ...More

REVISTA PORTUGUESA DE CARDIOLOGIA, vol.35, no.1, pp.33-39, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.repc.2015.05.009
  • Title of Journal : REVISTA PORTUGUESA DE CARDIOLOGIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.33-39
  • Keywords: Coronary ectasia, Risk factors, Inflammation, Gamma glutamyltransferase, MEAN PLATELET VOLUME, C-REACTIVE PROTEIN, GLUTAMYL-TRANSFERASE, HEART-DISEASE, ASSOCIATION, PREVALENCE, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, MORTALITY, SEVERITY, MARKERS

Abstract

introduction and Objective: There are conflicting data on the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in coronary artery ectasia (CAE). It is unclear whether CAE is associated with high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) and gamma glutamyltransferase (GGT). We there-fore investigated major cardiovascular risk factors, serum GGT and hs-CRP levels in a large population of patients with CAE.