The Relation Between Carotid Intima Media Thickness and Serum Osteoprotegerin Levels in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease


AYAZ T. , Kirbas A., Durakoglugil T. , Durakoglugil M. E. , SAHIN S. B. , SAHIN O. Z. , ...More

METABOLIC SYNDROME AND RELATED DISORDERS, vol.12, no.5, pp.283-289, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/met.2013.0151
  • Title of Journal : METABOLIC SYNDROME AND RELATED DISORDERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.283-289

Abstract

Aim: This study was designed to evaluate carotid intima media thickness (CIMT) and serum osteoprotegerin (OPG) levels in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in comparison to healthy controls and to investigate factors predicting the CIMT increase.