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A genome wide association analysis in the GENDER study.
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PMID:  19789690     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has become an effective therapy to treat coronary artery diseases. However, one of the major drawbacks of PCI is the occurrence of restenosis in 8 to 40% of all treated patients. The GENetic Determinants of Restenosis (GENDER) project was designed to study the association between genetic polymorphisims and clinical restenosis. The discovery of genetic variants associated to the occurrence of restenosis after PCI may provide a more tailored therapy and may serve as rationale for new antirestenotic therapies. So far, several candidate gene approaches had already been performed in the GENDER samples but a Genome Wide Association Scan (GWAS) was still lacking. Here, we present preliminary results from the GWAS we are currently carrying out in the GENDER population. (Neth Heart J 2009;17:262-4.).
Authors:
M L Sampietro; D Pons; P de Knijff; P E Slagboom; A Zwinderman; J W Jukema
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Netherlands heart journal : monthly journal of the Netherlands Society of Cardiology and the Netherlands Heart Foundation     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1568-5888     ISO Abbreviation:  Neth Heart J     Publication Date:  2009 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101095458     Medline TA:  Neth Heart J     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  262-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Departments of Human Genetics and Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Durrer Center for Cardiogenetic Research, Amsterdam and the Interuniversity Cardiology Institute (ICIN), Utrecht, the Netherlands.
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