Evaluation of Chitotriosidase as a Marker of Inflammatory Status in Critical Limb Ischemia.

@article{Ciocan2017EvaluationOC,
  title={Evaluation of Chitotriosidase as a Marker of Inflammatory Status in Critical Limb Ischemia.},
  author={Răzvan A Ciocan and Cristina Drugan and Claudia D Gherman and Cristina-Sorina Cătană and Andra Ciocan and Tudor Catalin Drugan and Sorana D. Bolboaca},
  journal={Annals of clinical and laboratory science},
  year={2017},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={
          713-719
        }
}
BACKGROUND Chitotriosidase is an enzyme secreted by activated macrophages. This study aims to investigate the usefulness of circulating chitotriosidase activity as a marker of inflammatory status in patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI). MATERIALS AND METHODS An observational gender-matched case-control study was conducted on patients hospitalized… CONTINUE READING