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Autocrine TGF-β and stromal cell-derived factor-1 (SDF-1) signaling drives the evolution of tumor-promoting mammary stromal myofibroblasts
Much interest is currently focused on the emerging role of tumor-stroma interactions essential for supporting tumor progression. Carcinoma-associated fibroblasts (CAFs), frequently present in theExpand
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Micro-computed tomography and histomorphometric analysis of the effects of platelet-rich fibrin on bone regeneration in the rabbit calvarium.
OBJECTIVE The present study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) on bone regeneration when used alone or in combination with hydroxyapatite (HA)/beta-tricalciumExpand
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Assessing Breast Cancer Risk Estimates Based on the Gail Model and Its Predictors in Qatari Women
Background: The Gail model is the most widely used breast cancer risk assessment tool. An accurate assessment of individual’s breast cancer risk is very important for prevention of the disease andExpand
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Comparison of laser and ozone treatments on oral mucositis in an experimental model
Oral mucositis (OM) induces severe pain and limits fundamental life behaviors such as eating, drinking, and talking for patients receiving chemotherapy or radiotherapy. In addition, throughExpand
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Evaluation of subclinical inflammation in familial Mediterranean fever patients: relations with mutation types and attack status: a retrospective study
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive autoinflammatory disease of childhood and adulthood. Development of systemic amyloidosis and frequent attack influence quality of life andExpand
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Is Ultrasonography Useful in the Diagnosis of Nasolabial Cyst?
Nasolabial cysts are nonodontogenic cysts that occur beneath the ala nasi. Its pathogenesis is uncertain. Because the nasolabial cyst is a soft tissue lesion, plain radiographs are useless. CT andExpand
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Teaching languages from a distance through multipoint videoconferencing
This paper presents the technical and pedagogical dimensions of a pilot project in teaching an introductory course in Turkish (102) via multipoint videoconferencing, which was conducted among students at Syracuse University, Cornell University, and Colgate University. Expand
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Bone regeneration by low-level laser therapy and low-intensity pulsed ultrasound therapy in the rabbit calvarium.
OBJECTIVE We evaluated the efficacy of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) and low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS), alone and in combination, in triggering new bone formation. STUDY DESIGN SixteenExpand
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Effect of caffeic acid phenethyl ester on bone formation in the expanded inter-premaxillary suture
Background Narrow maxilla is a common problem in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. To solve this problem, a procedure called rapid maxillary expansion (RME) has been used. However, relapseExpand
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Performance of breast cancer risk assessment models in a large mammography cohort.
Background Several breast cancer risk assessment models exist. Few studies have evaluated predictive accuracy of multiple models in large screening populations. Methods We evaluated the performanceExpand
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