Human Carotid Plaques With High Levels of Interleukin-16 Are Associated With Reduced Risk for Cardiovascular Events.

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Interleukin-16 (IL-16) functions as a regulator of T-cell growth and acts as an inducer of cell migration. The aim of this study was to determine whether IL-16 measured in human carotid plaques was associated with symptoms (eg, stroke, transient ischemic attack, or amaurosis fugax), markers of plaque stability, and postoperative cardiovascular events.

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  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2748-2754
Journal Stroke: a journal of cerebral circulation
Volume46
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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