Increased Pulse Wave Velocity and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis


Akdogan R. A. , Durakoglugil M. E. , Kocaman S. A. , Cicek Y., Durakoglugil T., Ergul E., ...More

DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, vol.58, no.8, pp.2293-2300, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10620-013-2634-9
  • Journal Name: DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2293-2300
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is characterized with chronic, progressive inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. The association of UC with cardiovascular disease is still a matter of debate.