Published in Cardiovascular Business Week, August 22nd, 2006
Study 1: Inflammation can exist in coronary vasospasm without hemodynamically significant coronary artery disease (CAD).
Investigators in Taiwan report, "Serum levels of inflammatory markers (interleukin-6, monocyte chemoattractant protein-1, soluble intercellular adhesion molecule-1, soluble vascular adhesion molecule-1, and C-reactive protein) were measured at baseline in serum samples from 189 patients who were admitted for coronary angiography because of suspected ischemic heart disease."
"Median duration of follow-up was 28 months," wrote M.J. Hung and...
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