Association of Matrix Metalloproteinases and Their Tissue Inhibitor With Disease Activity and Development in Spondyloarthropathy and Inflammatory Bowel Disease


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Elmas D., ŞAHİN A. , Kucuksahin O., Turkcapar N., TÖRÜNER M., ÇETİNKAYA H., ...Daha Fazla

ARCHIVES OF RHEUMATOLOGY, cilt.30, ss.191-197, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 30 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5606/archrheumatol.2015.5064
  • Dergi Adı: ARCHIVES OF RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.191-197

Özet

Objectives: This study aims to investigate whether clinical measures of disease activity and function in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are associated with matrix metalloproteinase-3 (MMP-3), matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) and tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase -1 (TIMP-1), and if MMPs can be more useful than C-reactive protein and erythrocyte sedimentation rate in predicting disease activity in AS.