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The value of a single combined measurement of VEGF, glycodelin, progesterone, PAPP-A, HPL and LIF for differentiating between ectopic and abnormal intrauterine pregnancy.
BACKGROUND To evaluate whether serum concentrations of the non-placental markers vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), glycodelin (GLY) and progesterone (P) and the novel placental markersExpand
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Differences in biofilm formation and virulence factors between clinical and fecal enterococcal isolates of human and animal origin.
The present study investigated the possible correlation between carriage of the virulence genes esp and fsrb, production of hemolysin and gelatinase and biofilm formation in human vs. animalExpand
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Evaluation of high-risk human papillomavirus types PCR detection in paired urine and cervical samples of women with abnormal cytology.
BACKGROUND During the last decade, increasing efforts have focused on HPV detection in self-obtained samples, to increase the overall proportion of patients participating in cervical cancer screeningExpand
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Novel serum inflammatory markers in patients with adnexal mass who had surgery for ovarian torsion.
OBJECTIVE To determine the diagnostic value of preoperative levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6), tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), interleukin-8 (IL-8), and E-selectin in patients with an adnexalExpand
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Prognostic role of cyclin D1 in non small cell lung cancer: an immunohistochemical analysis.
Lung cancer is a worldwide problem and in many countires it is the most lethal malignancy. Because relapse is frequent after resection of non small cell lung cancer, an urgent need exists to defineExpand
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Influence of testosterone therapy on clinical and immunological features of autoimmune diseases associated with Klinefelter's syndrome.
To examine the role of sex steroid hormones in the development of autoimmune diseases, we studied five patients with Klinefelter's syndrome associated with autoimmune disease, three of whom hadExpand
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Hypoxia Inducible Factor-1alpha and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Biopsies of Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Neoangiogenesis has been documented in small cell lung carcinoma (SCLC). In addition, antiangiogenic therapies are being tested in clinical trials that involve SCLC. However, study of the underlyingExpand
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Soluble FMS-like tyrosine kinase-1 (sFlt-1) and serum placental growth factor (PlGF) as biomarkers for ectopic pregnancy and missed abortion.
CONTEXT Diagnosis of early pregnancy failure is hampered by the lack of reliable serological markers. OBJECTIVE We assessed whether a single serum measurement of placental growth factor (PlGF) andExpand
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Maternal mortality in a tertiary center after introduction of free antenatal care
Objective: Determination of maternal mortality rate (MMR) and the main causes of maternal death after the implementation of free antenatal care in a tertiary center in South Africa. Methods:Expand
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