Atorvastatin affects C-reactive protein levels in patients with coronary artery disease


KARACA I., İLKAY E., AKBULUT M., YAVUZKIR M. F. , Pekdemir M. , AKBULUT H. H. , ...Daha Fazla

CURRENT MEDICAL RESEARCH AND OPINION, cilt.19, ss.187-191, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1185/030079903125001686
  • Dergi Adı: CURRENT MEDICAL RESEARCH AND OPINION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.187-191

Özet

Background: Elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) are considered to be one of the indicators of poor prognosis in coronary artery disease (CAD). The aim of this study was to evaluate anti-inflammatory effects of atorvastatin in patients with CAD by measuring serum CRP levels.