Elevated plasma homocysteine levels in patients with isolated coronary artery ectasia


Kosar F., Sincer I., Aksoy Y., Ozerol I.

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, cilt.17, ss.23-27, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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Objective Coronary artery ectasia is a variant of coronary atherosclerosis. Hyperhomocysteinemia has emerged as a major, independent risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. The purposes of this study were to determine plasma hyperhomocysteine levels in patients with coronary artery ectasia, and to compare patients with coronary artery ectasia, coronary artery disease, and controls with normal coronary angiogram.