Association between homocysteine level and intima-media thickness in patients with first ischemic stroke


Tas A. , Tas F. , Candan F. , Topaktas S.

NEUROLOGY PSYCHIATRY AND BRAIN RESEARCH, vol.12, no.2, pp.53-58, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Title of Journal : NEUROLOGY PSYCHIATRY AND BRAIN RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.53-58

Abstract

Objective - Elevated plasma homocysteine may be a causal risk factor for atherosclerosis but this remains controversial. We evaluated the relationship between intima-media thickness of carotid arteries and plasma level of homocysteine in first ischemic stroke patients.