High levels of endothelial progenitor cells can be associated with thrombosis in patients with Behcet's disease


Bozkirli E. D. E. , Keskek S. O. , Kozanoglu I., Yucel A. E.

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY, cilt.32, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 32 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY

Özet

Objective. Behcet's disease (BD) is a systemic disorder characterised by vasculitis. Endothelial progenitor cells are derived front the bone marrow and contribute to new vessel formation. The aim of this study was to investigate the level of endothelial progenitor cells in BD and BD-associated conditions.