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).