Is carotid atherosclerosis more important in patients with mitral annular calcification than in those without?


Amasyali B., Kose S., Aytemir K., Barindik N., Saglam M., Kilic A., ...Daha Fazla

JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL, cilt.45, ss.603-611, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 45 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1536/jhj.45.603
  • Dergi Adı: JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.603-611

Özet

It has been suggested that mitral annular calcification (MAC) may be a manifestation of generalized atherosclerosis. However, how the incidence and extent of coronary artery disease (CAD) are affected by the coexistence of carotid atherosclerosis (CAS) in patients with versus without MAC have not yet been studied.