Oxidative stress in patients with essential hypertension: A comparison of dippers and non-dippers


Gönenç A., Hacışevki A., Tavil Y., Cengel A., Torun M.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, vol.24, no.2, pp.139-144, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejim.2012.08.016
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.139-144
  • Keywords: Dipper, Non-dipper, Malondialdehyde, Asymmetric dimethyl arginine, Total antioxidant capacity, Nitrotyrosine, ASYMMETRIC DIMETHYLARGININE ADMA, ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION, BLOOD-PRESSURE, DNA-DAMAGE, DISEASE, PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, NITRATION, BIOMARKER
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Oxidative stress seems to play an important role in the pathophysiology of essential hypertension. We aimed to examine serum MDA, NO, 8-OHdG, ADMA, NT, CoQ10 and TAC as biomarkers of oxidative stress in dipper and non-dipper hypertensive patients.