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Table 3 Effect of ADP receptor antagonists on plasma MMP-9 levels

From: Comparison of the perioperative time courses of matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) and its inhibitor (TIMP-1) during carotid artery stenting (CAS) and carotid endarterectomy (CEA)

  T1 T2 T3 T4
MMP-9 (ng/ml) ADP antag. 233.1 ± 20.7* 299.4 ± 66.6 382.0 ± 70.2 456.6 ± 101.4
Non-ADP antag. 346.9 ± 49.3 246.7 ± 37.4 380.7 ± 53.0 320.6 ± 66.7
  1. Data are presented as the mean ± standard error of mean
  2. ADP antag patients who were treated with ADP receptor antagonists, non-ADP antag patients who were not treated with ADP receptor antagonists, T1 preoperative values, T2 60 min after cross-clamp release/stent insertion, T3 postoperative day 1, T4 postoperative day 3; and
  3. * p < 0.05 compared to non-ADP antag