Growth differentiation factor 15 and coronary collateral formation.

@article{Sun2010GrowthDF,
  title={Growth differentiation factor 15 and coronary collateral formation.},
  author={Tao Sun and Yanbo Huang and Michael Ian Phillips and Xinping Luo and Jun Zhu and Haiming Shi and Jian Li},
  journal={Clinical cardiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={E1-5}
}
BACKGROUND The coronary collateral circulation can reduce sudden cardiac death,myocardial cell loss,and infarct size.Growth differentiation factor 15(GDF-15),a member of the transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) superfamily,has been reported to have a prognostic predicting value in coronary artery disease. HYPOTHESIS GDF-15 can be related with the… CONTINUE READING