Serum Total Sialic Acid Level is Elevated in Hypothyroid Patients as an Atherosclerotic Risk Factor


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Altay M., KARAKOÇ M. A. , Cakir N., Demirtas C., Cerit E. T. , Akturk M. Y. , ...More

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL LABORATORY ANALYSIS, vol.31, no.2, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/jcla.22034
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL LABORATORY ANALYSIS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: atherosclerosis, carotid artery intima media thickness, hypothyroidism, sialic acid, uric acid, INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS, CORONARY HEART-DISEASE, ACUTE-PHASE PROTEINS, MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION, FOLLOW-UP, SUBCLINICAL HYPOTHYROIDISM, CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS, OVERT HYPOTHYROIDISM, ASSOCIATION, COMPLICATIONS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BackgroundSerum total sialic acid (TSA) concentration is regarded as an indicator of the risks of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular diseases. The association between SA levels and atherosclerosis risk factors has not been assessed in patients with thyroid diseases.