Association of serum fetuin-A levels with heart valve calcification and other biomarkers of inflammation among persons with acute coronary syndrome


Afsar C. U. , Uzun H. , Yurdakul S., Muderrisoglu C., Erguney M., Demir B., ...Daha Fazla

CLINICAL AND INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE, cilt.35, sa.4, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 35 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL AND INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE

Özet

Purpose: Fetuin-A is a multifunctional hepatic secretory protein that inhibits dystrophic vascular and valvular calcification. Our aim was to evaluate the relationship among fetuin-A levels, heart valve calcification and other biomarkers of inflammation in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS).