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PAFMJ. 2016; 66(Supplement 3): 328-332


SERUM INTERCELLULAR ADHESION MOLECULE AS A DIAGNOSTIC BIOMARKER OF CORONARY ATHEROSCLEROSIS

Azeema Ahmed, Waqar Azeem, Dilshad Ahmed.

Abstract
Objective: To compare serum concentration of intracellular adhesion molecules i.e., ICAM in patients with coronary atherosclerosis as compared to controls.
Study Design: Case control study.
Place and Duration of Study: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) from January 2014 to June 2014.
Material and Methods: This study was conducted as a case- control study. A total of 110 patients undergoing coronary angiography were included, 55(50%) Patients were those who demonstrated at least one coronary vessel with > 50% stenosis on angiography. Whereas 55 (50%) individuals who demonstrated

Key words: Atherosclerosis, Coronary angiography, Intracellular adhesion molecules.



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