Pregnancy-associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A) and severity of coronary atherosclerosis assessed by angiographic Gensini score


Tartan Z., Ekmekci H. , Ekmekci O. B. , Balci H. , Kasikcioglu H., Ozer N., ...Daha Fazla

ASIAN BIOMEDICINE, cilt.7, sa.4, ss.517-522, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 7 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5372/1905-7415.0704.206
  • Dergi Adı: ASIAN BIOMEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.517-522

Özet

Background: Pregnancy-associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A) is a potentially proatherosclerotic metalloproteinase, which has been shown to be abundantly expressed in ruptured unstable plaques. However, changes of the PAPP-A blood levels in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) according to the Gensini score is unknown in Turkish population.