Levels of F-2 isoprostane in Behcet's disease: Correlation with cardiometabolic risk factors

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Sağun G., OĞUZ A. , MESCİ B. , İşbilen B., Kavala M., Keskin H., ...Daha Fazla

REDOX REPORT, cilt.20, ss.223-227, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Objective: Behcet's disease (BD) is a chronic inflammatory disease and recent findings suggest a role of oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of BD. Free radical-induced oxidative stress is also involved in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular and other rheumatic diseases. Oxidative stress may be detected in vivo by measuring F-2 isoprostanes. Here, we measured plasma levels of F-2 isoprostane in patients with BD and evaluated the correlation of F-2 isoprostane with cardiometabolic risk factors.