Association between serum total antioxidant status and coronary microvascular function in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy

Caliskan M., Gullu H., Erdogan D., Ozulku M., Kulaksizoglu S., Ciftci O., ...More

HERZ, vol.40, no.3, pp.487-494, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00059-013-4021-x
  • Journal Name: HERZ
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.487-494
  • Keywords: Dilated cardiomyopathy, Total antioxidant status, Coronary flow reserve, Interleukin-6, Tumor necrosis factor-alpha, TUMOR-NECROSIS-FACTOR, CONGESTIVE-HEART-FAILURE, FACTOR-ALPHA, PROINFLAMMATORY CYTOKINES, FLOW RESERVE, TRANSGENIC MICE, EXPRESSION


Background. Coronary microvascular impairment may cause myocardial ischemia and systolic dysfunction in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDC).