Evaluation of Early Atherosclerosis in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
作者: Hasan KayahanIsmail SariNesat CulluFahize YukselSerdal DemirMesut AkarsuYigit GoktayBelkis UnsalHale Akpinar
作者单位: 1Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University
2Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University
3Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University
4Department of Gastroenterology, Ataturk Training and Research Hospitals
刊名: Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 2012, Vol.57 (8), pp.2137-2143
来源数据库: Springer Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-012-2148-x
关键词: Inflammatory bowel diseaseEndotheliumDoppler ultrasonographyCD40 ligand
英文摘要: Abstract(#br) Background(#br)Data regarding early atherosclerosis and inflammatory bowel disease are limited and conflicting results are present.(#br) Aims(#br)The purpose of this study was to evaluate serological and sonographical evidence of subclinical vascular involvement in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.(#br) Methods(#br)Thirty-nine patients with inflammatory bowel disease (20 Crohn's disease, and 19 ulcerative colitis patients) and 31 healthy controls were consecutively enrolled in the study. Flow mediated dilatation of the brachial artery and intima media thickness assessments of the common carotid artery were measured sonographically. Soluble CD40 ligand levels were evaluated. Crohn's disease activity index and modified Truelove-Witt’s criteria were also noted.(#br)...
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影响因子:2.26 (2012)

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