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ea0014p17 | (1) | ECE2007

Does stress test influence Interleukin (IL)-2 and IL-8 concentration in serum patients with stable ischaemic heart disease?

Romanowski Wojciech , Szkodzinski Janusz , Kaszuba Andrzej , Blazelonis Adam , Muryn Zuzanna , Anna Pietka-Rzycka , Zubelewicz-Szkodzinska Barbara

Background: There is growing evidence that adhesion molecules, proinflammatory cells and cytokines play an important role in a variety of cardiac pathophysiological conditions; Cytokines are responsible for the modulation of immune and inflammatory processes. It has been suggested that cytokines such as IL-1, IL-2, IL-6, IL-10 and TNF alpha are important modulators of atherosclerotic effects with IL-2 and Interferon γ having a proinflammatory atherogenic effect and IL-8 a...