ENDOCRINE, vol.31, no.3, pp.300-304, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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Title of Journal :
Cushing's syndrome, flow-mediated dilatation, ENDOTHELIUM-DEPENDENT DILATION, CARDIOVASCULAR RISK, CORONARY, HYPERTENSION, DISEASE, DYSFUNCTION, CHILDREN, SMOKING, ADULTS
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.