Changes in serum interleukin-8 and interleukin-12 levels in patients with ischemic heart disease in a Chinese population.

@article{Zhou2001ChangesIS,
  title={Changes in serum interleukin-8 and interleukin-12 levels in patients with ischemic heart disease in a Chinese population.},
  author={Rong-miao Zhou and Q. Shi and Huicai Gao and Bao Jing Shen},
  journal={Journal of atherosclerosis and thrombosis},
  year={2001},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={
          30-2
        }
}
Increasing evidence has indicated the important roles of inflammation and immune response in the development of atherosclerosis and ischemic heart disease (IHD). We measured the serum interleukin (IL)-8 and IL-12 levels of patients with unstable angina pectoris (UAP) and patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and compared findings with those of normal subjects. The results showed that the serum level of IL-8 was significantly higher in patients with UAP and patients with AMI than in… CONTINUE READING
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