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ea0014p519 | (1) | ECE2007

Investigation of early atherosclerotic changes in acromegalic patients

Kartal Ilkay , Oflaz Huseyin , Pamukcu Burak , Aral Ferihan , Ozbey Nese , Alagol Faruk

Background: Functional and morphological changes of endothelium are risk factors for mortality attributed to atherosclerosis. Studies investigating early atherosclerotic alterations and the effect of the treatment of acromegaly on these alterations gave conflicting results.Objective: Surrogate markers of early atheosclerotic changes, i.e. brachial artery flow-mediated dilation (FMD) and carotid artery intima-media-thickness (IMT) in active and inactive a...