Serum and ascites fluid cytokine levels in patients with chronic heart failure

Sari R., Yildirim B., Sevinc A., Bahceci F., Ozdemir R. , Hilmioglu F.

ACTA CARDIOLOGICA, vol.56, no.4, pp.219-223, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.2143/ac.56.4.2005647
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CARDIOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.219-223


Objective - Cytokines that are capable of modulating cardiovascular function were reported to be elevated in patients with advanced heart failure. We evaluated the diagnostic importance of cytokines both in the serum and ascites.