Association between IL-6 -174G/C polymorphism and acute rejection of renal allograft: evidence from a meta-analysis.

@article{Lv2012AssociationBI,
  title={Association between IL-6 -174G/C polymorphism and acute rejection of renal allograft: evidence from a meta-analysis.},
  author={Ruixue Lv and Xin Hu and Yi Ling Bai and Hongyu Long and Luhang Xu and Zhenhua Liu and Xiao Li and Hengjian Huang and Lanlan Wang and B. A. Ying},
  journal={Transplant immunology},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={11-8}
}
BACKGROUND Results from published studies on the association of donor or recipient IL-6 -174G/C (rs1800795) polymorphism with acute rejection (AR) of renal allograft are conflicting. We performed a meta-analysis to estimate the possible association. METHODS Studies were identified by searching PUBMED and EMBASE until July 1, 2011. Meta-analysis was performed in a fixed/random effects model using Revman 5.0.25 and STATA10.0. RESULTS Seven studies addressing the association between donor high… CONTINUE READING

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