Helicobacter pylori can be related to carotid intima-media thickness, epicardial adipose tissue thickness and serum neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) levels


KARADAG Z., SEHITOGLU İ., CURE M. C. , Rakici H., Ayvaz M. A. , Bedir R., ...More

BRATISLAVA MEDICAL JOURNAL-BRATISLAVSKE LEKARSKE LISTY, vol.119, no.5, pp.302-307, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 119 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.4149/bll_2018_057
  • Journal Name: BRATISLAVA MEDICAL JOURNAL-BRATISLAVSKE LEKARSKE LISTY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.302-307
  • Keywords: Helicobacter pylori, carotid intima-media thickness, epicardial adipose tissue thickness, neutrophilic gelatinase-associated lipocalin, SUBCLINICAL ATHEROSCLEROSIS, CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE, INFECTION, LIVER, RISK, BIOMARKER, SEVERITY, STRAINS, OBESITY, FAT

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Helicobacter pylori (HP) affects the cardiovascular system. Our aim in this study was to evaluate, whether an infection with HP causes subclinical atherosclerosis.