Evaluation of arterial stiffness and subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with Behçet's disease without cardiovascular involvement.


YıLDıRıM A., Karakaş M. S., Kılınç A. Y., Altekin R. E., Yalçınkaya A. S.

Turk Kardiyoloji Dernegi arsivi : Turk Kardiyoloji Derneginin yayin organidir, vol.44, pp.575-581, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5543/tkda.2016.06944
  • Journal Name: Turk Kardiyoloji Dernegi arsivi : Turk Kardiyoloji Derneginin yayin organidir
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.575-581
  • Keywords: Atherosclerosis, Behcet's disease, carotid intima-media thickness, pulse wave velocity, INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS, PULSE-WAVE VELOCITY, CAROTID-ARTERY, RHEUMATOID-ARTHRITIS, ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: This study was conducted to evaluate arterial structure and function with assessment of pulse wave velocity (PWV) and carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) in patients with Behcet's disease (BD).