Adropin levels and target organ damage secondary to high blood pressure in the ED

Gulen B., Eken C., Kucukdagli O. T., Serinken M., KOÇYİĞİT A., Kilic E., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.34, no.11, pp.2061-2064, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: High blood pressure is still a challenge for emergency physicians to discern the patients that require further analysis to establish the existence of acute hypertensive target organ damage (TOD). The present study aimed to reveal that adropin levels are useful for detecting TOD in patients presenting with high blood pressure.