Cystatin C is better than albuminuria as a predictor of pulse wave velocity in hypertensive patients.

Ozkok A., Akpinar T. S., Tufan F., Kaya O., Bozbey H. U., Atas R., ...More

Clinical and experimental hypertension (New York, N.Y. : 1993), vol.36, no.4, pp.222-6, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Introduction: Arterial stiffness is important in the evaluation of the cardiovascular risk in both general population and hypertensive patients. In this study, we aimed to investigate the associations of both serum cystatin C levels and albuminuria with arterial stiffness in healthy controls and hypertensive patients.