NORTHERN CLINICS OF ISTANBUL, vol.8, no.4, pp.365-370, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI)
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NORTHERN CLINICS OF ISTANBUL
Epicardial adipose tissue thickness, hypertension, retinopathy, PENTRAXIN 3, ADIPOSE-TISSUE, BLOOD-PRESSURE, DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION, ATHEROSCLEROSIS RISK, DIABETIC-RETINOPATHY, CLASSIFICATION, ABNORMALITIES, PROGRESSION, POPULATION
OBJECTIVE: Hypertensive retinopathy develops based on endothelial dysfunction, inflammation, and atherosclerosis. Epicardial fat secretes various cytokines associated with endothelial dysfunction, oxidative stress, inflammation, and atherosclerosis. We aimed to evaluate whether epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) thickness is a marker for retinopathy in newly diagnosed hypertensive patients.