Interleukin 1 receptor antagonist gene polymorphism and restenosis after coronary angioplasty

S E Francis, N J Camp, A J Burton, R M Dewberry, J Gunn, A Stephens-Lloyd, D C Cumberland, A Gershlick, DC Crossman

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IL-1RN*2 may be associated with protection from restenosis after PTCA for individuals with single vessel disease. As this polymorphism has functional significance, this finding suggests that alteration in an individual's inflammatory predisposition may modulate the blood vessel response to injury.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)336-340
Number of pages5
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2001

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