Assessment of aortic wall stiffness in patients with Familial Mediterranean Fever

Tavil Y., ÖZTÜRK M. A., Uereten K., Sen N., Kaya M. G., CEMRİ M., ...More

JOINT BONE SPINE, vol.75, no.3, pp.280-285, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 75 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jbspin.2007.05.021
  • Journal Name: JOINT BONE SPINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.280-285
  • Keywords: aortic wall stiffness, Familial Mediterranean Fever, echocardiography, ARTERIAL STIFFNESS, RHEUMATOID-ARTHRITIS, RISK-FACTORS, DISEASE, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, PRESSURE, CHILDREN, AGE
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: To evaluate aortic wall stiffness and its relation between the aortic stiffness and the left ventricular function in patients with Familial Mediterranean Fever (IMF).