BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.35, no.3, pp.250-255, 2018 (SCI-Expanded)
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BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
Carotid artery, gene expression, interleukin-18, interleukin-18-binding protein, stenosis, ACUTE MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION, IL-18 PRODUCTION, ADRENAL-CORTEX, DISEASE, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, POLYMORPHISMS, CYTOKINE, PROMOTER, RECEPTOR, MARKERS
Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated:
Background: Carotid artery stenosis is the atherosclerotic narrowing of the proximal internal carotid artery and one of the primary causes of stroke. Elevated expression of the pleiotropic proinflammatory cytokine interleukin-18 has been demonstrated in human atherosclerotic plaques.