Medical Genetics
1. Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 4G/5G Polymorphism Contributes to Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head Susceptibility: Evidence from a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Mohammad R. Sobhan; Masoud Mahdinezhad-Yazdi; Mansour Moghimi; Kazem Aghili; Mohammadali Jafari; Masoud Zare-Shehneh; Hossein Neamatzadeh

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 468-477

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.31668.1828

Abstract
  Background: The Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 gene 4G/5G (PAI-1 4G/5G) polymorphism has been suggestedto be associated with osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) susceptibility; however, the results are conflicting andinconclusive. We have carried out a comprehensive meta-analysis to derive a ...  Read More