Impaired coronary microvascular function in familial Mediterranean fever

ÇALIŞKAN M. , Güllü H., Yılmaz S., Erdogan D., Ünler G. K. , Çiftçi Ö., ...More

ATHEROSCLEROSIS, vol.195, no.2, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 195 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2007.06.014
  • Title of Journal : ATHEROSCLEROSIS
  • Keywords: Familial Mediterranean fever, Coronary flow reserve, Echocardiography, Diastolic function, ACUTE MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION, POLYARTERITIS-NODOSA, FLOW RESERVE, DOPPLER, ATHEROSCLEROSIS


Background: Patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases have an increased risk of developing atherosclerosis. However, the question of whether patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) are at risk of atherosclerosis and related diseases remains controversial.