Diagnostic and prognostic implications of myocardial Gremlin-1 expression in patients with structural myocardial disease

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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10900/69412
Dokumentart: Dissertation
Date: 2016
Language: English
Faculty: 4 Medizinische Fakultät
4 Medizinische Fakultät
Department: Medizin
Advisor: Geisler, Tobias (Prof. Dr.)
Day of Oral Examination: 2016-03-22
DDC Classifikation: 610 - Medicine and health
Keywords: Herzkrankheit
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Gremlin-1, an antagonist of bone morphogenetic proteins, is involved in fibrotic tissue formation in kidney, lung and liver. The impact of myocardial Gremlin-1 expression is unknown. Therefore, we investigated the diagnostic and prognostic value of Gremlin-1 in structural myocardial diseases.

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