HDL-cholesterol is associated with systemic inflammation in cardiac syndrome X

Tenekecioglu E., Yilmaz M., Demir S., Bekler A., Ozluk O. A., Aydin U., ...More

MINERVA MEDICA, vol.106, no.3, pp.133-141, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 106 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Name: MINERVA MEDICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.133-141
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


Aim. Microvascular inflammation is associated with cardiac syndrome X (CSX). High-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) reveals antiatherogenic features with stimulating endothelial NO production, inhibiting oxidative stress and vascular inflammation. We investigated relationship between HDL-C and inflammatory markers in CSX.