Inflammation and Congenital Heart Disease Associated Pulmonary Hypertension


Gursoy M. , Salihoglu E., Hatemi A. C. , Hokenek A. F. , Ozkan S., Ceyran H.

HEART SURGERY FORUM, vol.18, no.1, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1532/hsf.1228
  • Journal Name: HEART SURGERY FORUM
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus

Abstract

Background: Increased blood flow may trigger pulmonary arterial wall inflammation, which may influence progression of pulmonary artery hypertension in patients with congenital heart disease. In this study, we aimed to investigate the correlation between preoperative inflammation markers and pulmonary arterial hypertension.