High-sensitivity C-reactive protein in children at risk for coronary artery disease


Guran O., Akalin F., Ayabakan C. , Dereli F. Y. , Haklar G.

ACTA PAEDIATRICA, vol.96, no.8, pp.1214-1219, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 96 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2007.00377.x
  • Title of Journal : ACTA PAEDIATRICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.1214-1219
  • Keywords: atherosclerosis, C-reactive protein, cardiovascular disease risk factors, children, CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE, HEART-DISEASE, YOUNG-ADULTS, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, INFLAMMATION, INTERLEUKIN-6, ASSOCIATIONS, ADOLESCENTS, CHOLESTEROL

Abstract

Aim: To determine the value of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) in predicting risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) in children.