Inflammatory cytokine gene variants in coronary artery disease patients in Greece.

@article{Manginas2008InflammatoryCG,
  title={Inflammatory cytokine gene variants in coronary artery disease patients in Greece.},
  author={Athanassios Manginas and Anastasia Tsiavou and Antigoni S Chaidaroglou and Grigorios Giamouzis and Dimitrios Degiannis and Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos and Dennis Vassilios Cokkinos},
  journal={Coronary artery disease},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 8},
  pages={575-82}
}
OBJECTIVE Abundant evidence supports the central role of inflammatory cytokines in immune responses mediating the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease, and its complications, such as myocardial infarction and unstable angina. METHODS We investigated the association of genetic polymorphisms of the inflammatory cytokines, IL-10, TGF-beta1, IFN-gamma, IL-6, and TNF-alpha with the clinical presentation of coronary artery disease in 26 patients with stable angina, 45 patients… CONTINUE READING

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