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Autori: Vida-Simiti L, Cristea A, Blaga S, Marian I, Simiti A
Editorial: Proceedings of the 20th International Congress on Thrombosis, p.61-65, 2008.
Abstract: In 20 patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and 11 controls we measured TRAIL (TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand), OPG (osteoprotegerin), RANKL (receptor activator of nuclear factor-kB ligand) (ELISA assay). As compared with controls in patients with AMI serum levels of TRAIL are decreased but not significantly while serum levels of OPG (p < 0.001) and the OPG/TRAIL ratio (p = 0.003) are significantly elevated. Pozitive correlations between OPG and age (p < 0.01) and between the OPG/RANKL ratio and age (p < 0.03) were found.
Cuvinte cheie: osteoprotegerin, ateroscleroza // osteoprotegerin, atherosclerosis