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Association between Urinary 8-Hydroxydeoxyguanosine, an Indicator of Oxidative Stress, and the Cardio-Ankle Vascular Index in Hypertensive Patients.
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PMID:  22576471     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Aims: Oxidative stress has been recently postulated to be an important factor in the pathogenesis and development of arteriosclerosis. Although urinary 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine (8-OHdG) is clinically used as a marker of oxidative stress, its usefulness in diagnosing arteriosclerosis has not been fully examined. This study aimed to evaluate the association between urinary 8-OHdG and the cardioankle vascular index (CAVI) as a marker of arterial stiffness in hypertensive patients.Methods: We enrolled 100 hypertensive patients (70±10 years) who had been taking antihypertensive medications for at least one year. Urinary 8-OHdG levels were measured by an immunochromatographic assay (ICR-001; Selista Inc., Tokyo, Japan). CAVIs were measured at the same visit.Results: Urinary 8-OHdG was correlated with smoking habits (r=0.382, p<0.001) and CAVIs (r= 0.223, p= 0.026). Multiple linear regression analysis revealed two independent determinants of urinary 8-OHdG: smoking habits (β=0.501, p<0.001) and CAVI (β=0.325, p=0.001). In addition, CAVIs were correlated with age (r= 0.600, p<0.001), BMI (r=-0.348, p<0.001), systolic blood pressure (r= 0.343, p<0.001), pulse pressure (r= 0.358, p<0.001), serum creatinine level (r=0.408, p<0.001), urinary 8-OHdG level (r= 0.223, p= 0.026), and diabetes (r= 0.210, p=0.036). Multiple linear regression analysis revealed two independent determinants of CAVI: age (β= 0.568, p<0.001) and 8-OHdG (β=0.357, p<0.001).Conclusion: Elevated CAVI is independently associated with an elevated urinary 8-OHdG level in hypertensive patients.
Hisashi Masugata; Shoichi Senda; Koji Murao; Michio Inukai; Takashi Himoto; Naohisa Hosomi; Hiroki Okada; Fuminori Goda
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-28
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Title:  Journal of atherosclerosis and thrombosis     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1880-3873     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
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Created Date:  2012-5-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9506298     Medline TA:  J Atheroscler Thromb     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Integrated Medicine, Kagawa University.
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