Relation between homocysteine-to-adropin ratio and severity of coronary artery disease
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Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine for Girls, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, EGYPT
Department of Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine for Girls, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, EGYPT
Endocrinology Department, Faculty of Medicine for Girls, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt
Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine for Girls, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, EGYPT
Department of Clinical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine for Girls, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, EGYPT
Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, October 6 University, October 6 City, EGYPT
Online publication date: 2023-12-06
Publication date: 2024-01-01
Electron J Gen Med 2024;21(1):em556
This study aimed to uncoverif homocysteine (Hcy) adropin balance expressed by homocysteine/adropin ratio (HAR) is related to severity of disease in coronary artery disease (CAD) patients.

Material & Methods:
The present cross-sectional study 50 consecutive patients with low/intermediate CAD severity and other 50 patients with severe CAD. Hcy and adropin levels were assessed using commercially available kits.

Patients with low/moderate severity CAD expressed significantly lower HAR. According to HAR, all patients were classified into those with low HAR (
Hcy and adropin levels are interlinked, HAR can effectively distinguish severe from non-severe CAD.

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