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. , ...Daha Fazla

ACTA CARDIOLOGICA SINICA, cilt.34, sa.3, ss.259-266, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


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).