Serum Irisin Level Can Predict the Severity of Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Stable Angina


Efe T. H. , Acar B. , Ertem A. G. , Yayla K. G. , Algul E., Yayla C., ...More

KOREAN CIRCULATION JOURNAL, vol.47, no.1, pp.44-49, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4070/kcj.2016.0079
  • Title of Journal : KOREAN CIRCULATION JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.44-49
  • Keywords: Coronary artery disease, Atherosclerosis, Irisin, CIRCULATING IRISIN, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION, MESSENGER-RNA, WEIGHT-LOSS, ASSOCIATION, OBESITY, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, INTERVENTION, MYOKINES

Abstract

Background and Objectives: The recently discovered myokine irisin has a proposed role in adipose tissue metabolism. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between serum irisin level and the coronary artery severity in patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD).