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 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/eurasianjmed.2017.17143
  • Title of Journal : EURASIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.193-197

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.