Atherogenic index of plasma may be strong predictor of subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with Behcet disease

Cure E., Icli A., Uslu A. U. , Baykara R. A. , Sakiz D., Ozucan M., ...Daha Fazla

ZEITSCHRIFT FUR RHEUMATOLOGIE, cilt.76, sa.3, ss.259-266, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 76 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00393-016-0141-z
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.259-266


Behcet's disease (BD) is a systemic vasculitis characterized by cardiovascular complications. Early diagnosis of these complications can reduce morbidity and mortality. Carotid artery intima-media thickness (cIMT) and the logarithmic value of triglyceride to high density lipoprotein ratio (atherogenic index of plasma, AIP) are good markers of atherosclerosis. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether AIP is a predictive marker of subclinical atherosclerosis in BD patients.