Anne Adam

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AIM To investigate whether hepatic progenitor cells (HPC), that reveal the features of oval cells in rodents and small epithelial cells (SEC) in certain human liver disease, were also found in human liver cirrhosis (HLC). METHODS Surgical liver specimens from 20 cases of hepatitis B virus-positive HLC (15 cases containing hepatocellular carcinoma) were(More)
Endoglin (CD105) is a membrane protein involved in the TGF-beta receptor signalling pathway with predominant expression by proliferating endothelial cells. The aim of this study is to analyze the expression of Endoglin in choroidal neovascularization membranes (CNVM) and to compare it to the overall proliferative status of CNVM. Thirty surgically excised(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyse the outcome of using the abdominal pre-peritoneal (APP) approach to orchidopexy. PATIENTS AND METHODS During an 8-year period, the experience of one surgeon in the management of 553 boys (median age 4.5 years, range 1-13) with undescended testes (596 testes) was assessed. The analysis emphasized those patients who had an orchidopexy(More)
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