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Effect of yangxinshi tablets on the phenotype and function of monocytes in patients with unstable angina pectoris of coronary heart disease


1 Department of Cardiology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University; Graduate School, Dalian Medical University, Dalian 116044, China
2 Department of Cardiology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian 116044, China

Correspondence Address:
Yan-Chun Ding,
5th Department of Cardiology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian 116027
China
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DOI: 10.4103/wjtcm.wjtcm_39_19

Objective: The objective of this study was to observe the effect of Yangxinshi tablets on the phenotype and function of peripheral blood monocytes in patients with unstable angina of coronary heart disease (CHD) and to explore the possible mechanism of Yangxinshi tablets in the treatment of CHD. Methods: A total of 100 patients with unstable angina of CHD were randomly divided into two groups: Group A – treatment group and Group B – control group. The phenotypic and functional changes in blood monocytes and the changes in serum inflammatory factors before and after treatment were compared in the two groups. Results: The expression of CD14+CD163+ interleukin (IL)-10+ was significantly higher in the control group than in the patients with unstable angina of CHD, whereas the expression of CD14+CD163IL-12+ was lower. The concentration of IL-10 was higher in the control group than in the patients with unstable angina, whereas the concentration of tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) and IL-12 was significantly lower. In Group A, the expression of CD14+CD163+, CD14+CD206+, and CD14+CD163+CD206+ in peripheral blood monocytes increased after treatment than before treatment, whereas the expression of CD14+CD163CD206 decreased. The expression of CD14+CD163IL-12+ decreased after treatment than before, whereas CD14+CD163+IL-10+ expression increased. The serum concentration of IL-10 in Group A was higher after treatment than before, whereas that of IL-12 and TNF-α was lower. In Group B, the phenotype and function of the peripheral blood monocytes remained unchanged. Conclusion: Yangxinshi tablet therapy can change the phenotype of the peripheral blood monocytes in patients with unstable angina of CHD. Yangxinshi tablet therapy changes the inflammatory state in patients with an increase in the expression of anti-inflammatory factors and a decrease in the expression of inflammatory factors.


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