Interleukin 6 is associated with subclinical atherosclerosis: a link with soluble intercellular adhesion molecule 1

@article{Amar2006Interleukin6I,
  title={Interleukin 6 is associated with subclinical atherosclerosis: a link with soluble intercellular adhesion molecule 1},
  author={Jacques Amar and J. M. Fauvel and Ludovic Drouet and Jean Bernard Ruidavets and Bertrand Perret and Bernard Chamontin and Henri J.L. Boccalon and Jean Ferri{\`e}res},
  journal={Journal of Hypertension},
  year={2006},
  volume={24},
  pages={1083–1088}
}
Background Among the markers of inflammation, a cytokine, interleukin (IL)-6, promotes the expression of intercellular adhesion molecule 1 (ICAM-1), C-reactive protein (CRP) synthesis, and leads to a series of procoagulant actions with potential major implications on the progression of atherosclerosis. Aim of the study To analyse in a population-based study, the relationship between IL-6 and atherosclerotic lesions and the role of serum ICAM-1 and CRP on this relationship. Population Among 1015… 
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