The synergy of serum SFRP5 levels and the TyG index in predicting coronary artery disease and prognosing major adverse cardiovascular events

  • Published on 20/11/2023
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Jia Lin 1,2, Shang Shimei 1,2, Yang Yu 1,2, Zhang Jian 1,2, Lin Xianhe 1,2

1 Department of Cardiology The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University 230022 Hefei city Anhui province P.R. China
2 Anhui Medical University 230032 Hefei city Anhui province P.R. China


Background and aims Secreted frizzled-related protein 5 (SFRP5) is a member of the SFRP family that is known for its potent anti-inflammatory properties. Nevertheless, little is known regarding the relevance of SFRP5 in coronary artery disease (CAD). The current study examined the correlation between serum levels of SFRP5 and the triglyceride-glucose (TyG) index in patients who underwent coronary angiography (CAG) as a component of cardiovascular assessment and for...


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