Differential identification of atypical pneumonia pathogens in aorta and internal mammary artery related to ankle brachial index and walking distance.

İRİZ E., Cirak M. Y. , ZOR M. H. , Engin D., Oktar L., ÜNAL Y.

The Journal of surgical research, vol.183, no.2, pp.537-41, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 183 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.01.053
  • Journal Name: The Journal of surgical research
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.537-41
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: We studied the existence of agents in aorta biopsies, such as Chlamydia pneumoniae, cytomegalovirus, and Mycoplasma pneumoniae, that are thought to have a role in atherosclerosis etiopathogenesis role, and their association with peripheral artery disease.