Association between PAI-1 4G/5G polymorphism and diabetic nephropathy: a meta-analysis in the Chinese population

@article{Gao2016AssociationBP,
  title={Association between PAI-1 4G/5G polymorphism and diabetic nephropathy: a meta-analysis in the Chinese population},
  author={Wen-feng Gao and Ying-bo Guo and Yu Bai and Xin-yu Ding and Yong-ji Yan and Zhen-qi Wu},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
  year={2016},
  volume={48},
  pages={1483-1489}
}
Although a number of studies have been conducted on the association between plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) 4G/5G polymorphism and diabetic nephropathy (DN) in Chinese population, this association remains elusive and controversial. To further assess the effects of PAI-1 4G/5G polymorphism on the risk of DN, a meta-analysis was performed in the Chinese population. Relevant studies were identified using PubMed, Springer Link, Ovid, Chinese Wanfang Data Knowledge Service Platform… CONTINUE READING