Transient rise in serum interleukin-8 concentration during acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Abe1993TransientRI,
  title={Transient rise in serum interleukin-8 concentration during acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Yukihiro Abe and Masayoshi Kawakami and Masaomi Kuroki and Tadao Yamamoto and Manyo Fujii and Hiroyasu Kobayashi and Toshio Yaginuma and Akiyoshi Kashii and Motoaki Saito and Kazuhide Matsushima},
  journal={British heart journal},
  year={1993},
  volume={70 2},
  pages={132-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether interleukin-8 (IL-8, a potent activator of neutrophils) is involved in tissue injury during ischaemia and reperfusion in patients with acute myocardial infarction. SETTING Teaching hospital. SUBJECTS Five consecutive patients with acute Q-wave myocardial infarction, two patients with stable angina who underwent elective percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, and 10 normal controls. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE Serum IL-8 concentration measured by enzyme… CONTINUE READING