Serum uric acid and carotid artery intima media thickness in patients with masked hypertension


Caliskan M., GÜVEN A., Ciftcl O., Ozulku M., Gunday M., BARUTÇU İ.

ACTA CARDIOLOGICA, vol.69, no.4, pp.417-423, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/ac.69.4.3036658
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CARDIOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.417-423

Abstract

Background Serum uric acid is related to hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. Masked hypertension is associated with an increase in cardiovascular risk. The aim of our study was to evaluate the serum uric acid level and its relationship with carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in patients with masked hypertension.