ROLE OF PROINFLAMMATORY CYTOKINES IN CHRONIC HEART FAILUREJournal: I.P. Pavlov Russian Medical Biological Herald (Vol.14, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2013-06-28
Authors : Osipova O.A.; Suyazova S.B.; Vlasenko M.A.; Godlevskaya O.M.;
Page : 130-135
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Accumulating evidence indicates that cytokines play an important role in the pathogenesis of chronic heart failure. The review considers the participation of proinflammatory cytokines (factors-necroses-tumors-α, interleukin 1β and interleukin 6) in the pathophysiological processes of congestive heart failure, as well as the influence of proinflammatory cytokines on cardiac contractility, hypertrophy and remodeling of the left ventricle of the heart, apoptotic, and fibrotic processes.
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