ASSESSMENT OF DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION, ARTERIAL STIFFNESS, AND CAROTID INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS IN PATIENTS WITH ACROMEGALY


Cansu G. B. , YILMAZ N., Yanikoglu A., ÖZDEM S., Yildirim A. B. , SÜLEYMANLAR G., et al.

ENDOCRINE PRACTICE, cilt.23, ss.536-545, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4158/ep161637.or
  • Dergi Adı: ENDOCRINE PRACTICE
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.536-545

Özet

Objective: Early diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, the most frequent cause of morbidity and mortality in acromegaly, may be an efficient approach to extending the lifespan of affected patients. Therefore, it is crucial to determine any cardiovascular diseases in the subclinical period. The study objectives were to determine markers of subclinical atherosclerosis and asses heart structure and function.