Trace Elements, Heavy Metals and Vitamin Levels in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease


Cebi A., KAYA Y. , GUNGOR H., Demir H. , Yörük İ. H. , SOYLEMEZ N., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.8, no.6, pp.456-460, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.7150/ijms.8.456
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.456-460
  • Keywords: coronary artery disease, trace element, heavy metal, vitamin, BODY IRON STORES, HEART-DISEASE, ANTIOXIDANT VITAMINS, CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE, MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION, ALPHA-TOCOPHEROL, BLOOD LEAD, RISK, PLASMA, PREVENTION

Abstract

Aim: In the present study, we aimed to assess serum concentrations of zinc (Zn), copper (Cu), iron (Fe), cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb), manganese (Mn), vitamins A (retinol), D (cholecalciferol) and E (a-tocopherol) in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) and to compare with healthy controls.