Increased plasma levels of interleukin-8 in patients with unstable angina pectoris.

Abstract

Interleukin-8 is a proinflammatory cytokine with chemo-attractive and major activator properties on neutrophils. The very few studies in literature on the IL-8 behaviour in myocardial ischaemia refer only to acute myocardial infarction. This study investigates the IL-8 behaviour in stable angina pectoris after myocardial ischaemia induced by dipyridamole… (More)

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