Ischemia-modified albumin levels in cerebrovascular accidents.

  title={Ischemia-modified albumin levels in cerebrovascular accidents.},
  author={A. Erkam Gunduz and Suleyman Turedi and Ahmet Menteşe and Vildan Altunayoğlu and Ibrahim Turan and Suleyman Caner Karahan and Murat Topbas and M. Arda Aydin and Ismet Eraydin and Buket Akçan},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  volume={26 8},
BACKGROUND Previous studies have demonstrated that ischemia-modified albumin (IMA) is a useful marker for the diagnosis of ischemic events. It was also recently demonstrated that IMA levels increase in the acute phase of cerebrovascular diseases. Yet the data regarding IMA levels in various types of cerebrovascular events are insufficient. The aim of this study was to evaluate IMA levels in various types of cerebrovascular events such as ischemic stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), and… CONTINUE READING