Is helicobacter pylori infection a risk factor for coronary heart disease?

  title={Is helicobacter pylori infection a risk factor for coronary heart disease?},
  author={Mehran Rogha and Marjan Nikvarz and Zahra Pourmoghaddas and Keivan Shirneshan and Davood Dadkhah and Masoud Pourmoghaddas},
  booktitle={ARYA atherosclerosis},
BACKGROUND There is still controversy about association of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection with coronary heart disease (CHD). This study designed to evaluate this association in a sample of Iranians Population. METHODS Medical and drug history as well as fasting blood samples of 112 consecutive patients who were candidate for coronary angiography were taken on catheterization day. Fasting blood samples were used to measure C-reactive protein (CRP), anti H. pylori immunoglobulin G… CONTINUE READING
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