Association between Common Genetic Variants in ESR1 and Stroke Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Objectives: The associations between estrogen receptor alpha (ESR1) polymorphisms and stroke risk have been investigated in various studies, but remain controversial. The aim of this meta-analysis was to determine the relationships between ESR1 rs2234693 and rs9340799 polymorphisms and the risk of stroke. Methods: Electronic databases of PubMed, Embase, Cochrane Library, CNKI, VIP database, and WanFang database were searched for eligible studies up to March 2019. The pooled odds ratios (ORs) with 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were calculated to assess the strength of associations under different genetic models.
Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research

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