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Revista de Chimie, Volume 71, Issue 1, pp. 430-435 (2020)
https://doi.org/10.37358/RC.20.1.7871

Adriana Albu, Anca Moldovan, Cristian Petra, Ioana Para

Serum Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Is Associated with Epicardial Fat Thickness in Middle Aged Women

Abstract:

Accumulating data indicate that gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT) is associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. A positive correlation between GGT levels and various cardiometabolic risk factors has been previously found. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between GGT and epicardial fat tissue thickness (EFTT) a marker of visceral adiposity. A total of one hundred five middle-aged (40-60 years) women were included in this cross-sectional study. EFTT was measured using 2-dimensional echocardiography, on the free wall of the right ventricle perpendicularly to the aortic annulus. Biochemical parameters were determined with an automated biochemical analyzer. Values of GGT were logarithmically transformed (log-GGT) because of their skewed distribution. We found that log-GGT correlated with age, body mass index, abdominal circumference, EFTT, triglycerides, fasting plasma glucose and uric acid. In multivariate regression analysis, log-GGT levels were independently associated with EFTT (ß=0.27, p=0.004), postmenopausal status (ß=0.25, p=0.008) and triglycerides (ß=0.23, p=0.01). In conclusion, in middle-aged women, GGT independently correlated with EFTT and may be a marker of visceral adiposity and increased cardiovascular risk.
Keywords:
Gamma-glutamyl transferase; epicardial fat tissue thickness; middle-aged women

Issue: 2020 Volume 71, Number 1
Pages: 430-435
https://doi.org/10.37358/RC.20.1.7871
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Albu A, Moldovan A, Petra C, Para I. Serum Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Is Associated with Epicardial Fat Thickness in Middle Aged Women. Rev. Chim.[internet]. 2020 Jan;71(1):430-435. Available from: https://doi.org/10.37358/RC.20.1.7871


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Albu, A., Moldovan, A., Petra, C. & Para, I. (2020). Serum Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Is Associated with Epicardial Fat Thickness in Middle Aged Women. Revista de Chimie, 71(1), 430-435. https://doi.org/10.37358/RC.20.1.7871


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Albu, A., Moldovan, A., Petra, C., Para, I. (2020). 'Serum Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Is Associated with Epicardial Fat Thickness in Middle Aged Women', Revista de Chimie, 71(1), pp. 430-435. https://doi.org/10.37358/RC.20.1.7871


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A. Albu, A. Moldovan, C. Petra, I. Para, "Serum Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Is Associated with Epicardial Fat Thickness in Middle Aged Women". Revista de Chimie, vol. 71, no. 1, pp. 430-435, 2020. [online]. https://doi.org/10.37358/RC.20.1.7871


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Adriana Albu, Anca Moldovan, Cristian Petra, Ioana Para,
Serum Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Is Associated with Epicardial Fat Thickness in Middle Aged Women,
Revista de Chimie,
Volume 71, Issue 1,
2020,
Pages 430-435,
ISSN 2668-8212,
https://doi.org/10.37358/RC.20.1.7871.
(https://revistadechimie.ro/Articles.asp?ID=7871)
Keywords: Gamma-glutamyl transferase; epicardial fat tissue thickness; middle-aged women


RIS
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A2 - Moldovan, Anca
A3 - Petra, Cristian
A4 - Para, Ioana
JF - Revista de Chimie
JO - Rev. Chim.
PB - Revista de Chimie SRL
SN - 2668-8212
Y1 - 2020
VL - 71
IS - 1
SP - 430
EP - 435
UR - https://doi.org/10.37358/RC.20.1.7871
KW - Gamma-glutamyl transferase
KW - epicardial fat tissue thickness
KW - middle-aged women
ER -


BibTex
@article{RevCh2020P430,
author = {Albu Adriana and Moldovan Anca and Petra Cristian and Para Ioana},
title = {Serum Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Is Associated with Epicardial Fat Thickness in Middle Aged Women},
journal = {Revista de Chimie},
volume = {71},
number = {1},
pages = {430-435},
year = {2020},
issn = {2668-8212},
doi = {https://doi.org/10.37358/RC.20.1.7871},
url = {https://revistadechimie.ro/Articles.asp?ID=7871}
}
 
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