Elevated levels of vitamin B12 in chronic stable heart failure: a marker for subclinical liver damage and impaired prognosis


Argan O., Ural D., KARAÜZÜM K. , Bozyel S., Aktas M., KARAÜZÜM İ. , ...More

THERAPEUTICS AND CLINICAL RISK MANAGEMENT, vol.14, pp.1067-1073, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.2147/tcrm.s164200
  • Title of Journal : THERAPEUTICS AND CLINICAL RISK MANAGEMENT
  • Page Numbers: pp.1067-1073
  • Keywords: heart failure, vitamin B12, bilirubin, prognosis, ELDERLY-PATIENTS, ANEMIA, SERUM, COBALAMIN, PREVALENCE, DEFICIENCY, ETIOLOGY

Abstract

Background: Elevated vitamin B12 is a sign for liver damage, but its significance in chronic stable heart failure (HF) is less known. The present study investigated the clinical correlates and prognostic significance of vitamin B12 levels in stable systolic HF.