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Protective role against restenosis from an interleukin-1 receptor antagonist gene polymorphism in patients treated with coronary stenting.

Authors
  • Kastrati, A
  • Koch, W
  • Berger, P B
  • Mehilli, J
  • Stephenson, K
  • Neumann, F J
  • von Beckerath, N
  • Böttiger, C
  • Duff, G W
  • Schömig, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2000
Volume
36
Issue
7
Pages
2168–2173
Identifiers
PMID: 11127457
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Allele 2 of the IL-1ra gene was associated with a lower incidence of restenosis after coronary stenting, particularly in younger patients. This finding supports a role of inflammation in the development of restenosis after stent placement.

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