Multiple sites of vascular dilation or aneurysmal disease and matrix metalloproteinase genetic variants in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm.

@article{Fiotti2018MultipleSO,
  title={Multiple sites of vascular dilation or aneurysmal disease and matrix metalloproteinase genetic variants in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm.},
  author={Nicola Fiotti and Cristiano Calvagna and Giada Sgorlon and Nicola Altamura and Paola Pitacco and Francesca Zamolo and Filippo Giorgio Di Girolamo and Stefano Chiarandini and Gianni Biolo and Roberto Adovasio},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2018},
  volume={67 6},
  pages={
          1727-1735
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to assess whether functional genetic polymorphisms of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) 1, 3, 9, and 12 are associated with arterial enlargements or aneurysms of the thoracic aorta or popliteal arteries in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). METHODS The associations between MMP1 (-1607 G in/del… CONTINUE READING