Association between ACE polymorphism and risk of IgA nephropathy: a meta-analysis.

  title={Association between ACE polymorphism and risk of IgA nephropathy: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Yuan-Han Qin and Tian-Biao Zhou and Li-na Su and Feng-Ying Lei and Wei-Fang Huang and Yan-jun Zhao},
  journal={Journal of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system : JRAAS},
  volume={12 3},
BACKGROUND and objective: The effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) gene insertion/deletion (I/D) polymorphism on risk or progression of immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) is still debated.Therefore, a meta-analysis was performed to evaluate the association of ACE gene polymorphism with IgAN in different ethnic groups. METHOD A predefined search strategy was performed to collect data from electronic databases. RESULTS Twenty articles were identified for the analysis of the… CONTINUE READING
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