Plasma fibronectin level and its association with coronary artery disease and carotid intima-media thickness

Orem C., Durmus I., Kilinc K., Baykan M., Gokce M., Orem A., ...More

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, vol.14, no.3, pp.219-224, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/00019501-200305000-00005
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.219-224
  • Keywords: fibronectin, coronary artery disease, intima-media thickness, common carotid artery, C-REACTIVE PROTEIN, ATHEROSCLEROSIS RISK, COMMUNITIES, ADHESION, WOMEN, MEN
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Background The exact relation of fibronectin with coronary atherosclerosis is unknown. The aim of the present study was to examine the association of fibronectin level with presence and extent of coronary artery disease (CAD) and intima-media thickness (IMT) of common carotid artery (CCA).