Detection of Helicobacter pylori and Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA in human coronary arteries and evaluation of the results with serologic evidence of inflammation

Adiloglu A., Ocal A., Can R., Duver H., Yavuz T., Aridogan B.

SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.26, no.7, pp.1068-1074, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Title of Journal : SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.1068-1074


Objectives: Atherosclerosis is pathologically similar to a chronic inflammatory response. Recent reports have suggested that Chlamydia pneumoniae (C. pneumoniae) and Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) play a role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis but this relation has not been confirmed on an inflammatory background.