Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 and Restenosis

Author(s): Nadish Garg, William P. Fay

Journal Name: Current Drug Targets

Volume 8 , Issue 9 , 2007


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Abstract:

Despite the introduction of drug-eluting stents restenosis remains an important clinical problem. In this review we examine the role of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) in controlling restenosis after balloon angioplasty and stent implantation.

Keywords: Urokinase, vascular wall, restenosis, carotid artery ligation, VSMC proliferation

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VOLUME: 8
ISSUE: 9
Year: 2007
Page: [1003 - 1006]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/138945007781662355
Price: $65

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