Can we use serum gamma-glutamyl transferase levels to predict early mortality in stroke?


Akinci E., DOĞAN N. Ö. , Gumus H., Akilli N. B.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.30, no.3, pp.606-610, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.12669/pjms.303.4456
  • Journal Name: PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.606-610
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Serum gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT) is a marker for alcohol consumption and hepatobiliary diseases. There are reports on the prognostic role of GGT in coronary artery diseases and stroke. The aim of our study was to identify the potential differences in GGT levels in different types of stroke, and to evaluate the correlation between GGT and 30-day mortality.