Evaluation of carotid intima-media thickness with vascular endothelial growth factor and malondialdehyde levels in patients with sarcoidosis


Samanci N. , Poturoglu S., Samanci C., Alis D., Emre H. O. , Koldas M., ...More

DIAGNOSTIC AND INTERVENTIONAL IMAGING, vol.98, no.7-8, pp.557-561, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 98 Issue: 7-8
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.diii.2017.04.004
  • Title of Journal : DIAGNOSTIC AND INTERVENTIONAL IMAGING
  • Page Numbers: pp.557-561
  • Keywords: Carotid intima-media thickness, Sarcoidosis, Malondialdehyde, Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), Duplex Doppler ultrasound, CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE, WALL THICKNESS, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, RISK, INFLAMMATION, ASSOCIATION, INVOLVEMENT, ULTRASOUND, INFARCTION, ROTTERDAM

Abstract

Purpose: To assess the impact of sarcoidosis on endothelial function by measuring carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) and serum levels of malondialdehyde and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF).