Hair whitening and obesity are independently related to ascending aorta dilatation in young-middle aged men


Çetin M. , BOZBEYOGLU E., Erdoğan T. , KOCAMAN S. A. , SATIROGLU O. , Durakoglugil M. E.

NORTHERN CLINICS OF ISTANBUL, vol.6, no.1, pp.33-39, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/nci.2017.43433
  • Title of Journal : NORTHERN CLINICS OF ISTANBUL
  • Page Numbers: pp.33-39

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Hair whitening (HW) is strongly linked with aging. Ascending aortic dilation (AAD) and HW share common etiologic factors. We investigated the association of HW with ascending aortic diameters.