The assessment of carotid intima media thickness and serum Paraoxonase-1 activity in Helicobacter pylori positive subjects

@inproceedings{Akbas2010TheAO,
  title={The assessment of carotid intima media thickness and serum Paraoxonase-1 activity in Helicobacter pylori positive subjects},
  author={Halide S Akbas and Sebahat Basyigit and Inci Suleymanlar and Didem Kemaloğlu and Serkan Koç and Fatih Davran and Ibrahim Demir and Gultekin Suleymanlar},
  booktitle={Lipids in Health and Disease},
  year={2010}
}
The role of inflammation in the pathogenesis and progression of atherosclerosis has been increasingly discussed. Although the seroepidemiological studies have suggested a relationship between Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection and atherosclerosis; the issue is still controversial. It is well known that abnormal lipid profil is related to atherosclerosis and the measurement of carotid-intima media thickness (CIMT) is one of the surrogate marker of atherosclerosis. The serum concentration… CONTINUE READING
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