ENDOCRINE, vol.31, no.3, pp.300-304, 2007 (SCI-Expanded)
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Cushing's syndrome, flow-mediated dilatation, ENDOTHELIUM-DEPENDENT DILATION, CARDIOVASCULAR RISK, CORONARY, HYPERTENSION, DISEASE, DYSFUNCTION, CHILDREN, SMOKING, ADULTS
Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated:
Background Cushing's Syndrome (CS) is associated with excess and premature cardiovascular disease. Endothelial dysfunction is the initiating event in the development of atherosclerosis. Endothelial function is assessed by flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) of brachial artery. The aim of this study was to assess FMD in patients with CS.