The role of fibrinogen and CRP in cardiovascular risk in patients with acromegaly.


INTRODUCTION Patients with active acromegaly have 2- to 3-fold increased cardiovascular mortality. Alterations of acute phase proteins, observed in acromegaly, could lead to cardiovascular diseases. Aim of the study was to evaluate fibrinogen and C-reactive protein (CRP) secretion in patients with acromegaly. MATERIAL AND METHODS Seventy-seven patients… (More)


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