Plasma Atherogenic Index is an Independent Indicator of Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus


Uslu A. U., Kucuk A., İÇLİ A., Cure E., Sakiz D., Arslan S., ...More

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, vol.49, no.3, pp.193-197, 2017 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/eurasianjmed.2017.17143
  • Journal Name: EURASIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.193-197
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is characterized by chronic inflammation. Plasma atherogenic index (PAI) is a valuable marker for the cardiovascular disease and cardiac risk. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role and clinical use of PAI in atherosclerosis and the cardiac risk in SLE patients.