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BACKGROUND Angiogenesis plays an important role in growth, progression, and metastasis of tumors. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) overexpression has been associated with advanced stage and… (More)
Survivin is an apoptotic inhibitor, plays an important role in cell cycle regulation, and may be involved in the development and progression of cancer. A common polymorphism at the survivin gene… (More)
Strenuous resistive breathing induces plasma cytokines that do not originate from circulating monocytes. We hypothesized that cytokine production is induced inside the diaphragm in response to… (More)
In this study, we evaluated the differential influence of chronic treadmill training (30 m/min, 15% incline, 1 h/day, 5 days/wk) on nitric oxide (NO) production and NO synthase (NOS) isoform… (More)
Rigid internal fixation is now a common method for treating fractures of the facial skeleton. However, it is a very precise technique that requires more time than intraosseous wiring. This article… (More)
AIM The significance of preoperative serum IL-6, TNFalpha and CRP levels in the progression of colorectal cancer (CRC) has not been fully elucidated. Our intention was to investigate their role and… (More)
This study examines 55 cases involving patients who underwent submandibular gland excision. Their preoperative diagnostic examinations, postoperative complications, and glandular pathology are… (More)
Phleboliths are well established pathological entities that are often associated with vascular lesions. Three cases are reported in which no vascular malformation was detected.
Staple line leaks represent a major concern in all laparoscopic operations but are particularly important in bariatric surgery, where leak complications carry significant morbidity and mortality.… (More)
We have found and reported on all injuries to the head and neck described in Homer's Iliad, and give several particularly graphic examples.