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Interleukins 6 and 8 as mediators of acute phase response in acute myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9294994     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The present study provides evidence that interleukin (IL)-6 and IL-8 are the main endogenous mediators of acute phase response in patients with myocardial infarction. This conclusion was supported by the observation of a strict relation between IL-6 elevation and the extent of myocardial tissue damage and rise in body temperature.
G Pannitteri; B Marino; P P Campa; R Martucci; U Testa; C Peschle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  80     ISSN:  0002-9149     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1997 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-10-02     Completed Date:  1997-10-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  622-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Cardiac Surgery, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Acute-Phase Reaction / blood,  physiopathology*
Aged, 80 and over
Inflammation Mediators / blood,  physiology*
Interleukin-6 / blood,  physiology*
Interleukin-8 / blood,  physiology*
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / blood,  drug therapy,  physiopathology*
Thrombolytic Therapy
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Inflammation Mediators; 0/Interleukin-6; 0/Interleukin-8

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