Matricellular proteins and matrix metalloproteinases mark the inflammatory and fibrotic response in human cardiac allograft rejection

Davy Vanhoutte*, Geert C. van Almen, Lucas N. L. Van Aelst, Johan Van Cleemput, Walter Droogne, Yu Jin, Frans Van de Werf, Peter Carmeliet, Johan Vanhaecke, Anna-Pia Papageorgiou, Stephane Heymans

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18 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1930-1941
JournalEuropean Heart Journal
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2013


  • Heart transplantation
  • Rejection
  • Metalloproteinases
  • Matricellular proteins
  • Cardiac matrix
  • Inflammation
  • Biomarker

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