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Serum fetuin-A levels are associated with the presence and severity of coronary artery disease in patients with type 2 diabetes.
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PMID:  23410047     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract Objective: To clarify the correlation between serum fetuin-A levels and the presence and severity of coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Methods: A total of 241 consecutive patients with T2DM and 69 controls were recruited. Serum fetuin-A levels were analyzed by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. The presence and severity of CAD were evaluated by coronary angiography (CAG). Results: Serum fetuin-A levels are independently correlated with the presence and severity of CAD in T2DM patients. Conclusions: Fetuin-A might serve as a potential biomarker for reflecting the development and progression of CAD in T2DM patients.
Zi-Wen Zhao; Chao-Gui Lin; Ling-Zhen Wu; Yu-Kun Luo; Lin Fan; Xian-Feng Dong; Hong Zheng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biomarkers : biochemical indicators of exposure, response, and susceptibility to chemicals     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1366-5804     ISO Abbreviation:  Biomarkers     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606000     Medline TA:  Biomarkers     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  160-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Union Hospital, Fujian Institute of Coronary Artery Disease, Fujian Medical University , Fuzhou , P. R. China.
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