Inverse relationship between serum total bilirubin levels and severity of disease in patients with stable coronary artery disease


Turfan M., Duran M., Poyraz F., Yayla C., AKBOĞA M. K. , ŞAHİNARSLAN A., ...More

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, vol.24, no.1, pp.29-32, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mca.0b013e32835b0c13
  • Journal Name: CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.29-32
  • Keywords: bilirubin, coronary artery disease, Syntax score, HEART-DISEASE, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, ASSOCIATION, ANTIOXIDANT, RISK, CALCIFICATION

Abstract

Objective Many studies have shown that bilirubin may protect against atherosclerosis. In the present study, we assess the association between serum total bilirubin levels and the severity of coronary artery disease (CAD) assessed by angiography and the Syntax score.