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 (Journal Indexed in 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
  • Title of Journal : The Journal of surgical research
  • Page Numbers: pp.537-41


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.