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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
da Costa, CP; Neumann, FJ; Kastrati, A; Stallforth, I; Schmid, M; Joghetai, N; Prebeck, S; Wagner, H; Miethke, T 
Title:
Role of IgG-seropositivity to Chlamydia pneumoniae in early thrombotic events after coronary stent placement. 
Abstract:
AIMS: Since infection of endothelial or smooth muscle cells with Chlamydia pneumoniae increased expression of tissue factor and plasminogen activator inhibitor I (PAI-1), C. pneumoniae might be involved in triggering acute thrombotic events in patients with coronary artery disease. Therefore, we explored a potential relationship between IgG-seropositivity to C. pneumoniae and early thrombotic events after coronary stent placement. METHODS AND RESULTS: In a prospective randomized placebo-controll...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Atherosclerosis 
Year:
2003 
Journal volume:
166 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
171-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0021-9150 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Immunologie und Hygiene ; I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik ; Institut für Virologie