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

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
0735-1097
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
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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