Are endothelial microparticles early markers of pulmonary hypertension?


NARİN N., Yilmaz E., Pamukcu O., BAYKAN A., Argun M., Ozyurt A., ...More

BIOMARKERS, vol.19, no.4, pp.319-325, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/1354750x.2014.910551
  • Journal Name: BIOMARKERS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.319-325
  • Keywords: Children, eisenmenger syndrome, endothelial microparticles, ARTERIAL-HYPERTENSION, VASCULAR-DISEASE, STIFFNESS, CELLS, DYSFUNCTION, EXPRESSION, SEVERITY, SYNTHASE, LUNGS
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: To find out the relation between endothelial microparticles (EMPs), pulmonary arterial stiffness and thickness of pulmonary artery intima media to determine the prognosis of Eisenmenger syndrome and their correlation with echocardiographic and hemodynamic parameters.