Plasma Levels of High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Outcomes in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension


Heresi G., AYTEKİN M., Newman J., DiDonato J., Dweik R.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, vol.182, no.5, pp.661-668, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 182 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1164/rccm.201001-0007oc
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.661-668

Abstract

Rationale: High-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) promotes healthy vascular function, and it is decreased in insulin resistance. Insulin resistance predisposes to pulmonary vascular disease.