ARTÍCULO

Smokers with CT detected emphysema and no airway obstruction have decreased plasma levels of EGF, IL-15, IL-8 and IL-1ra

Autores: De Torres Tajes, Juan Pablo; Alcaide Ocaña, Ana Belén; Seijo Maceiras, Luis Miguel; Bastarrika Alemáñ, Gorka; Pajares Villandiego, María Josefa; Ortiz de Solórzano Aurusa, Carlos; Pio Osés, Rubén; Campo Ezquibela, Aránzazu; Montes Ona, Usua; Segura Ruiz, Victoriano; Pueyo Villoslada, Jesús Ciro; Montuenga Badía, Luis; Zulueta Francés, Javier Joseph
Título de la revista: PLOS ONE
ISSN: 1932-6203
Volumen: 8
Número: 4
Páginas: e60260
Fecha de publicación: 2013
Resumen:
Current or former smokers expressing a well-defined disease characteristic such as emphysema, has a specific plasma cytokine profile. This includes a decrease of cytokines mainly implicated in activation of apoptosis or decrease of immunosurveillance. This information should be taken into account when evaluated patients with tobacco respiratory diseases