Coronary atherosclerotic burden in patients with infection by CagA-positive strains of Helicobacter pylori

Francesco Franceschi, Antonio Gasbarrini, Filippo Crea, Giampaolo Niccoli, Nicola Cosentino, Bianca Giupponi, Guido De Marco, Giuseppe Merra, Micaela Conte, Giuseppe Ferrante, Ra Montone, M Bacà, Ng Silveri

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Abstract

Cytotoxic associated gene-A (CagA)-positive strains of Helicobacter pylori emerged as a possible atherosclerotic stimulus. Nevertheless, whether CagA-positivity is associated with more extensive or severe atherosclerotic coronary burden has never been studied.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217-221
Number of pages5
JournalCoronary Artery Disease
Volume21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Antibodies, Bacterial
  • Antigens, Bacterial
  • Bacterial Proteins
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Female
  • Helicobacter Infections
  • Helicobacter pylori
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged

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