Oxidative stress and severity of coronary artery disease in young smokers with acute myocardial infarction

Aksoy S., Cam N., Gurkan U., Oz D., Ozden K., Altay S., ...More

CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.19, no.4, pp.381-386, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/cj.2012.0069
  • Title of Journal : CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.381-386
  • Keywords: young smokers, myocardial infarction, oxidative stress, OSI, TOS, VASCULAR-DISEASE, RISK-FACTORS, LIPID-PEROXIDATION, PARAOXONASE, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, EVENTS, PLASMA, PON1


Background: Cigarette smoking increases the oxidative stress mediated vascular dysfunction in young adults. We aimed to investigate the relation between the oxidative stress indices and coronary artery disease (CAD) severity in young patients presenting with acute myocardial infarction (AMI).