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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00059-013-4021-x
  • Title of Journal : HERZ
  • 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).