Elevated expressions of osteopontin and tenascin C in ascending aortic aneurysms are associated with trileaflet aortic valves as compared with bicuspid aortic valves Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Aorta
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve
  • Osteopontin
  • Tenascin

abstract

  • We identified two novel potential markers, OPN and TNC, that are strongly associated with TAV aneurysms. The roles of OPN and TNC in influencing extracellular matrix remodeling in AscAAs warrant further investigation.

publication date

  • April 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.carpath.2006.12.001

PubMed ID

  • 17502243

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 144

end page

  • 50

volume

  • 16

number

  • 3