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Association between HER-2/neu and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Expression Predicts Clinical Outcome in Primary Breast Cancer Patients
Purpose: Activation or overexpression of HER-2/neu is associated with up-regulation of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in human breast cancer cells in vitro. Preclinical experimentsExpand
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Correlation of drug response with the ATP tumorchemosensitivity assay in primary FIGO stage III ovarian cancer.
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to: (a) study the in vitro chemosensitivity of primary epithelial ovarian cancer to drug combinations with cisplatin (CDDP), carboplatin (CBDCA), paclitaxel (PTX),Expand
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Pain intensity following laparoscopy.
The temperature of the gas used for insufflation during laparoscopy has a significant influence on postoperative shoulder and subphrenic pain according to a prospective randomized study of 103 femaleExpand
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Association of urokinase-type plasminogen activator and its inhibitor with disease progression and prognosis in ovarian cancer.
PURPOSE Urokinase-type plasminogen activator (uPA) and its inhibitor, plasminogen activator inhibitor (PAI)-1, have been shown to be related to poor prognosis in a variety of malignant solid tumors.Expand
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Her-2/neu and urokinase-type plasminogen activator and its inhibitor in breast cancer.
PURPOSE Recent studies suggest that HER-2/neu specifically promotes the invasive capacity of tumor cells by up-regulating secretion of the proteolytic enzyme, urokinase-type plasminogen activatorExpand
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Multifetal Gestation – Maternal and Perinatal Outcome of 112 Pregnancies
Purpose: Multifetal pregnancy reduction is a widespread ‘therapy’ to diminish the risk of prematurity and adverse outcome for the survivors in higher order multiple gestation. The aim of our studyExpand
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HER-2/neu overexpression and in vitro chemosensitivity to CMF and FEC in primary breast cancer
Available clinical and experimental data on the effect of HER-2/neu overexpression on chemosensitivity are controversial. It was the purpose of this in vitro study to define the association betweenExpand
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[Prevalence and follow-up of hepatitis C virus infection in pregnancy].
Hepatitis C shows an increasing distribution in countries of western Europe. The aim of our study was to assess the prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis C (anti-HCV) in pregnancy, to evaluate theExpand
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Uterine dehiscence in a nullipara, diagnosed by MRI, following use of unipolar electrocautery during laparoscopic myomectomy: Case report.
Uterine scar dehiscence following laparoscopic myomectomy (LM) is a rare event. We present a case of an magnetic resonance imaging-diagnosed uterine dehiscence in a primigravid patient at 29 weeksExpand
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Low-dose FSH stimulation in polycystic ovary syndrome: comparison of 3 FSH-preparations.
In patients with PCOS low dose administration of follicle stimulating hormone is accepted as a safe treatment modality with low risk for an ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome or a multiple pregnancy.Expand
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