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Cystatin C deficiency is associated with the progression of small abdominal aortic aneurysms.

Authors
  • Lindholt, J S
  • Erlandsen, E J
  • Henneberg, E W
Type
Published Article
Journal
The British journal of surgery
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2001
Volume
88
Issue
11
Pages
1472–1475
Identifiers
PMID: 11683743
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Deficiency of cystatin C was associated with increased aneurysm size and expansion rate, possibly due to lack of inhibition of cysteine proteases.

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