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Increased expression of visfatin in monocytes and macrophages in male acute myocardial infarction patients.
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PMID:  23304061     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We demonstrated that visfatin expressed in monocytes and neutrophils and increased their reactivity in male acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients. Furthermore, visfatin was strongly appeared in lipid rich coronary rupture plaques and macrophages. These results suggest another explanation about leukocytes mediated visfatin that may play a pathogenesis role in coronary vulnerable plaques rupture.
Authors:
Cheng-An Chiu; Teng-Hung Yu; Wei-Chin Hung; Li-Fen Lu; Fu-Mei Chung; I-Ting Tsai; Chih-Ying Yang; Chia-Chang Hsu; Yung-Chuan Lu; Jer-Yiing Houng; Yau-Jiunn Lee; Chao-Ping Wang
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-12-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mediators of inflammation     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  1466-1861     ISO Abbreviation:  Mediators Inflamm.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9209001     Medline TA:  Mediators Inflamm     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  469852     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, E-Da Hospital, I-Shou University, No. 1 Yi-Da Road, Jiau-Shu Village, Yan-Chao District, Kaohsiung 82445, Taiwan.
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