Serum uric acid and carotid artery intima media thickness in patients with masked hypertension


ÇALIŞKAN M. , Guven A., Ozulku M., Gunday M., Ciftci O., Barutcu İ.

ACTA CARDIOLOGICA, cilt.69, ss.417-423, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 69 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2143/ac.69.4.3036658
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA CARDIOLOGICA
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.417-423

Özet

Background Serum uric acid is related to hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. Masked hypertension is associated with an increase in cardiovascular risk. The aim of our study was to evaluate the serum uric acid level and its relationship with carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in patients with masked hypertension.