Serum gamma glutamyl transferase and alanine transaminase concentrations predict endothelial dysfunction in patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis


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Arinc H., Sarli B., Baktir A. O. , Saglam H., Demirci E., Dogan Y., ...More

UPSALA JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.118, no.4, pp.228-234, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 118 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/03009734.2013.814734
  • Title of Journal : UPSALA JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.228-234

Abstract

Purpose. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). We aimed to investigate the presence of endothelial dysfunction and whether serum concentrations of liver enzymes may reflect the severity of such an endothelial dysfunction in patients with NASH.