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, cilt.182, ss.661-668, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 182 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1164/rccm.201001-0007oc
  • Dergi Adı: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.661-668

Özet

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.