The relationship between neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and coronary collateral circulation.

  title={The relationship between neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and coronary collateral circulation.},
  author={Onur Kadir Uysal and Caner Turkoğlu and Durmuş Yıldıray Şahin and M Torres Dur{\'a}n and Arafat Yildirim and Zafer Elbasan and Bugra Ozkan and Kamuran Tekin and Aysegul Ulgen Kunak and Yucel Yilmaz and Mehmet Gux0308ngox0308r Kaya and Mustafa Gur and Murat Çayli},
  journal={Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis},
  volume={21 4},
Neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio (NLR) has been proposed as a prognostic marker to determine systemic inflammatory response and atherosclerosis. Our aim was to determine the relationship between NLR and development of coronary collateral circulation (CCC) in patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD). A total of 521 consecutive patients with stable CAD who underwent coronary angiography and documented total occlusion in one of those major coronary arteries were included in this study. Levels… CONTINUE READING
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