A Novel Marker of Impaired Aortic Elasticity in Never Treated Hypertensive Patients: Monocyte/High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Ratio


Yayla K. G. , Canpolat U. , Yayla C., Akboga M. K. , Akyel A., Akdi A., ...More

ACTA CARDIOLOGICA SINICA, vol.33, no.1, pp.41-49, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.6515/acs20160427a
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CARDIOLOGICA SINICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.41-49
  • Keywords: Aortic stiffness, Hypertension, Inflammation, Oxidative stress, C-REACTIVE PROTEIN, ARTERIAL STIFFNESS, BLOOD-PRESSURE, CORONARY ATHEROSCLEROSIS, SYSTEMIC INFLAMMATION, CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS, MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION, INDEPENDENT PREDICTOR, STANDARDS COMMITTEE, OF-ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

Abstract

Background: Monocyte to high density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio (MHR) is generally understood to be a candidate marker of inflammation and oxidative stress. Therefore, we aimed to assess the association between MHR and aortic elastic properties in hypertensive patients.