The -174G/C interleukin-6 polymorphism influences postoperative interleukin-6 levels and postoperative atrial fibrillation. Is atrial fibrillation an inflammatory complication? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Interleukin-6
  • Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide

abstract

  • The -174G/C Interleukin-6 promoter gene variant appears to modulate the inflammatory response to surgery and to influence the development of postoperative AF. These data suggest an inflammatory component of postoperative atrial arrhythmias and a genetic predisposition to this complication.

publication date

  • September 9, 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 12970232

Additional Document Info

start page

  • II195

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 108

number

  • 10 SUPPL.