The Relationship between Serum Apelin Levels and the Severity of Calcific Aortic Stenosis


DUMAN H. , BAHCECI I. , HAMUR H., DEMIRELLI S., DILEK A. R. , Erdoğan T. , ...More

ACTA CARDIOLOGICA SINICA, vol.34, no.3, pp.259-266, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.6515/acs.201805_34(3).20180207a
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CARDIOLOGICA SINICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.259-266
  • Keywords: Aortic stenosis, Apelin, Apelin 36, Left ventricular hypertrophy, ENDOGENOUS PEPTIDE LIGAND, ORPHAN RECEPTOR APJ, VALVE IMPLANTATION, HEART-FAILURE, PLASMA-LEVELS, CONTRACTILITY, HYPERTROPHY, PRESSURE, UTILITY

Abstract

Background: Apelin, an endogenous peptide, has recently gained attention due to its positive inotropic effects in heart failure physiopathology. We investigated the relationship between serum apelin levels and the severity of calcific aortic stenosis (AS).