Detection of Helicobacter pylori and Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA in human coronary arteries and evaluation of the results with serologic evidence of inflammation.

@article{Adilolu2005DetectionOH,
  title={Detection of Helicobacter pylori and Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA in human coronary arteries and evaluation of the results with serologic evidence of inflammation.},
  author={Ali Kudret Adiloğlu and Ahmet Koray Ocal and Rabia Can and Harun Duver and Turan Yavuz and Buket Cicioğlu Aridoğan},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={26 7},
  pages={1068-74}
}
OBJECTIVE Atherosclerosis is pathologically similar to a chronic inflammatory response. Recent reports have suggested that Chlamydia pneumoniae (C. pneumoniae) and Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) play a role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis but this relation has not been confirmed on an inflammatory background. METHODS Twenty-nine consecutive patients admitted to Suleyman Demirel University Medical School Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Isparta, Turkey between May 2002 to June 2003… CONTINUE READING

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