Serum levels of γ-glutamyltransferase and progression of coronary atherosclerosis

Luigi Marzio Biasucci, Filippo Crea, Giampaolo Niccoli, Roberta Della Bona, Nicola Cosentino, Domenico D'Amario, Flavia Belloni, Massimo Gustapane, Francesco Fracassi

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Abstract

Progression of coronary atherosclerosis (ATS) has clinical implications. Serum levels of γ-glutamyltransferase (GGT), a marker of oxidative stress, predict the risk of cardiovascular events. However, the role of GGT levels in the progression of coronary ATS has never been established.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)40-47
Number of pages8
JournalCoronary Artery Disease
Volume24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Biological Markers
  • Cholesterol, LDL
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Disease Progression
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • Male
  • Medication Adherence
  • Middle Aged
  • Oxidative Stress
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Prognosis
  • Prospective Studies
  • Regression Analysis
  • Risk Factors
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Time Factors
  • gamma-Glutamyltransferase

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