The relationship of serum erythropoietin level with coronary collateral grade.

ŞAHİNARSLAN A., Yalcin R., Kocaman S. A., Ercin U., Tanalp A. C., TOPAL S., ...More

The Canadian journal of cardiology, vol.27, no.5, pp.589-95, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Erythropoietin has been shown to induce neovascularization and protect against ischemic vascular injury. We investigated whether a higher serum erythropoietin (EPO) level is related to better coronary collateral vessel grade.