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Prognostic significance of overexpression of c-Met oncoprotein in cholangiocarcinoma
Background:Cholangiocarcinoma (CC) is a highly malignant carcinoma. We attempted to clarify the prognostic significance of c-Met overexpression and its association with clinicopathological factors inExpand
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Vandetanib (ZD6474), an inhibitor of VEGFR and EGFR signalling, as a novel molecular-targeted therapy against cholangiocarcinoma
Cholangiocarcinoma is an intractable cancer, with no effective therapy other than surgical resection. Elevated vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)Expand
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Assessment of contractility and myocardial function in small and appropriate for gestational age premature neonates using the stress-velocity relationship and tissue Doppler imaging immediately after
Abstract Our aim was to determine whether small for gestational age (SGA) neonates exhibit reduced left ventricular contractility and diastolic dysfunction, through the assessment of tissue byExpand
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Fluctuations in C-reactive protein in a hepatoblastoma patient with thrombocytosis
We observed the changes in serum levels of interleukin 6 (IL-6) and C-reactive protein (CRP) in a patient with hepatoblastoma exhibiting thrombocytosis. The concomitant changes of IL-6 and CRPExpand