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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Abstract

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
JournalHeart
Volume86
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2001

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