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Association between insertion/deletion polymorphism in angiotensin-converting enzyme gene and acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome: a meta-analysis

Akihisa Matsuda12, Taro Kishi3, Asha Jacob12, Monowar Aziz2 and Ping Wang12*

  • * Corresponding author: Ping Wang PWang@nshs.edu

  • † Equal contributors

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Surgery, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, 350 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY, 11030, USA

2 Center for Immunology and Inflammation, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, 350 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY, 11030, USA

3 Division of Psychiatry Research, The Zucker Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks, NY, USA

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BMC Medical Genetics 2012, 13:76  doi:10.1186/1471-2350-13-76

Published: 31 August 2012

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Table S1. Genotype distribution, MAF, and GRR of the studies included in the meta-analysis.

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Figure S1. Forest plot of OR with 95% CI for ACE I/D polymorphism in ALI/ARDS susceptibility: allele model. Control: healthy control subjects.

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Figure S2. Forest plot of OR with 95% CI for ACE I/D polymorphism in ALI/ARDS susceptibility: dominant model. Control: healthy control subjects.

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Figure S3. Forest plot of OR with 95% CI for ACE I/D polymorphism in ALI/ARDS susceptibility: recessive model. Control: healthy control subjects.

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Figure S4. Forest plot of OR with 95% CI for ACE I/D polymorphism in ALI/ARDS susceptibility: allele model. Control: patients without ALI/ARDS.

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Figure S5. Forest plot of OR with 95% CI for ACE I/D polymorphism in ALI/ARDS susceptibility: dominant model. Control: patients without ALI/ARDS.

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Figure 6. Forest plot of OR with 95% CI for ACE I/D polymorphism in ALI/ARDS susceptibility: recessive model. Control: patients without ALI/ARDS.

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