The relationship between serum YKL-40 levels and arterial stiffness in patients with ankylosing spondylitis


Turkyilmaz K. A. , Devrimsel G., Beyazal S. M. , Kirbas A., Cicek Y., Capkin E., ...Daha Fazla

ACTA REUMATOLOGICA PORTUGUESA, cilt.42, ss.183-190, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 42 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA REUMATOLOGICA PORTUGUESA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.183-190

Özet

Objective: Serum YKL-40 plays roles in inflammatory and vascular processes. Our aim was to evaluate serum YKL-40 levels in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and to investigate their potential relationship with arterial stiffness based on carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity (CF-PWV).