High aortic pulse-wave velocity may be responsible for elevated red blood cell distribution width in overweight and obese people: a community-based, cross-sectional study


ALTIPARMAK İ. H. , Erkus M. E. , KOÇARSLAN A., Sezen H., Gunebakmaz O., SEZEN Y., ...Daha Fazla

CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL OF AFRICA, cilt.27, sa.4, ss.246-251, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 27 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5830/cvja-2016-005
  • Dergi Adı: CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL OF AFRICA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.246-251

Özet

Background: Obesity and overweight are risk factors for atherosclerosis. Red blood cell distribution width (RDW) is associated with subclinical cardiac diseases. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between RDW and aortic stiffness in overweight or obese subjects.