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Background: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is consists of a variety of heart disease, illnesses and events that impact the heart & circulatory system, including high blood pressure & coronary artery disease (CAD). Vitamin D is one of the fat soluble vitamins also known as sunshine Vitamin due to its synthesis in the body following exposure to ultraviolet (UV) B rays. The aim of the study is to find the status of Vitamin D & there relation to Acute Coronary Syndrome.
Materials and Methods: The present study included 50 cases of diagnosed acute coronary artery disease patients aged between 20 to 60 years and 50 apparently healthy controls and TMT negative matched for age and sex. Serum vitamin D was the measurement by ELISA method.
Study Design: Prospective Observational Study.
Results: The present study showed that significantly decreased levels of serum vitamin D (p<0.001) in acute coronary syndrome patients as compared with healthy controls.
Conclusion: Decreased levels of vitamin D are a risk factor for the acute coronary syndrome, and also novel marker of CHD.