The importance of defining serum MMP-9 concentration in diabetics as an early marker of the rupture of atheromatous plaque in acute coronary syndrome.

UNLABELLED Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is the main cause of mortality in diabetics. Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in diabetics is much more often than in non-diabetics. MMP-9 activity could ease the formation of atherosclerosis, destabilization and plaque rupture as well as thrombocyte aggregation. THE AIM OF THIS STUDY IS TO EXAMINE MMP-9 defining… CONTINUE READING