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Temiz A., Gokmen F., Gazi E., Akbal A., Barutcu A., Bekler A., ...More
Herz, pp.217-24, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Ultrasonography, Disease activity score, Autoimmune diseases, Cardiovascular diseases, Mortality, SYSTEMIC-LUPUS-ERYTHEMATOSUS, HIGH-DENSITY-LIPOPROTEIN, ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION, ACCELERATED ATHEROSCLEROSIS, CARDIOVASCULAR RISK, CARDIOMETABOLIC RISK, MYOCARDIAL-ISCHEMIA, METABOLIC SYNDROME, DISEASE, INFLAMMATION
Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated:
Aim. The purpose of this work was to evaluate epicardial adipose tissue (EAT), carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT), and flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) of the brachial artery in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients using ultrasonographic methods. Interrelationships between these three parameters in RA patients were also investigated.