Chronic rhinosinusitis, endothelial dysfunction, and atherosclerosis

Elcioglu O. C., AFSAR B., BAKAN A., TAKIR M., OZKOK A., ORAL A., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RHINOLOGY & ALLERGY, vol.30, no.3, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Chronic inflammation is associated with accelerated atherosclerosis, endothelial dysfunction (ED), and cardiovascular diseases. Because chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is an inflammatory disease, it may be associated with the development of ED and accelerated atherosclerosis.