EFFECTOF ACUTEMYOCARD1AL INFARCTION ON SOME PRO-INFLAMMATORYCYTOKINESAND THEIRRELATIONSHIP TOSERUMLIPIDS
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The effect of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) on some proinflammatory cytokines, as well as their relationship to serum lipids needs to be clarified. The current work was carried on 45 male subjects. Their ages ranged from 43-56 years. They were 25 patients with AMI compared with 20 healthy subjects matched for the same age and sex as controls For all subjects, serum interleukin-1 (IL-1), interleukin-6 (IL-6) and tumor necrosis factor -alpha (TNFa) and lipid profilewere assayed 24 hours post infarction and 6weeks later on.