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Khosravi A, Hassanzadeh N, Habibi M F. The relationship between iron body stores and atherosclerosis . Horizon Med Sci. 2005; 11 (3) :27-31
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Background and Aim: CAD is one of the most common cause of adult mortality and atherosclerosis is the most common cause of CAD. Some well known factors accelerate the atherosclerosis process such as: Diabetes mellitus, Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension and Smoking.Recently, some investigators interested on relationship between iron body stores and atherosclerosis. Materials and Methods: 80 patients (22 women, 58 men) with known IHD (Myocardial Infarction) were selected and body iron stores was estimated by titration of serum iron and ferritin and TIBC. Results: According to This research. Patients with atherosclerosis had no higher iron stores and there was not a meaning full relationship between Iron body stores and atherosclerosis. Conclusion: In base of our study, iron body stores hasn’t clear interrelationship with atherosclerosis (ATS) process.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Internal Medicine
Received: 2008/07/19 | Published: 2005/10/15

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