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Disease Markers
Volume 29, Issue 5, Pages 265-273
http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/DMA-2010-0757

Matrix Metalloproteinases 2 and 3 Gene Polymorphisms and the Risk of Target Vessel Revascularization after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Is There Still Room for Determining Genetic Variation of MMPs for Assessment of an Increased Risk of Restenosis?

J.J.W. Verschuren,1 M.L. Sampietro,2,10 D. Pons,1,10 S. Trompet,1 M.M. Ewing,3,11 P.H.A. Quax,3,11 P. de Knijff,2 A.H. Zwinderman,4 R.J. de Winter,5,10 R.A. Tio,6,10 M.P. de Maat,7 P.A.F.M. Doevendans,8,10 and J.W. Jukema1,9,10,11

1Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
2Department of Human Genetics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
3Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
4Department of Medical Statistics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
5Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
6Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
7Department of Hematology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
8Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
9Durrer Center for Cardiogenetic Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
10The Interuniversity Cardiology Institute (ICIN), Utrecht, The Netherlands
11Einthoven Laboratory for Experimental Vascular Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Received 31 December 2010; Accepted 31 December 2010

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How to Cite this Article

J.J.W. Verschuren, M.L. Sampietro, D. Pons, et al., “Matrix Metalloproteinases 2 and 3 Gene Polymorphisms and the Risk of Target Vessel Revascularization after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Is There Still Room for Determining Genetic Variation of MMPs for Assessment of an Increased Risk of Restenosis?,” Disease Markers, vol. 29, no. 5, pp. 265-273, 2010. https://doi.org/10.3233/DMA-2010-0757.