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Peripheral lung adenocarcinoma: correlation of thin-section CT findings with histologic prognostic factors and survival.
PURPOSE To evaluate the prognostic importance of thin-section computed tomographic (CT) findings of peripheral lung adenocarcinomas. MATERIALS AND METHODS The subjects were 127 patients withExpand
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Identification of two point mutations in the gene coding luteinizing hormone (LH) beta-subunit, associated with immunologically anomalous LH variants.
To analyze the structure of LH in three patients with immunologically anomalous LH, the whole coding region of the LH beta-subunit gene was examined. These patients were infertile, and their serum LHExpand
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Trophoblastic disease.
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Human Placental Leucine Aminopeptidase/Oxytocinase
The serum level of placental leucine aminopeptidase (P-LAP) increases during pregnancy. P-LAP degrades several peptide hormones such as oxytocin and vasopresin, suggesting a role in maintainingExpand
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Prognostic factors in yolk sac tumors of the ovary. A clinicopathologic analysis of 29 cases
Twenty‐nine ovarian cancer patients with yolk sac tumors and germ cell tumors with yolk sac tissue as a component of their disease (16 endodermal sinus tumor, 11 mixed germ cell tumors, one embryonalExpand
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Identification of human placental leucine aminopeptidase as oxytocinase.
Human placental leucine aminopeptidase (P-LAP) was purified from retroplacental serum for the first time by serial chromatography on columns of Matrex Blue A, DEAE-Sepharose CL-6B, phenyl-SepharoseExpand
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Cardiac fibroblasts are major production and target cells of adrenomedullin in the heart in vitro.
OBJECTIVE Adrenomedullin (AM) is a potent vasodilator peptide. Plasma AM concentration is increased in patients with various heart diseases, and both myocytes (MCs) and non-myocytes (NMCs) secrete AMExpand
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Association of human leukocyte antigen‐B1*03 with cervical cancer in Japanese women aged 35 years and younger
Background. An association of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)‐DQw3 alleles with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the cervix has been reported in some European populations, but the significance ofExpand
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Phase II Study of Irinotecan and Cisplatin as First-Line Chemotherapy in Advanced or Recurrent Cervical Cancer
Irinotecan (CPT-11) and cisplatin are singly active against cervical cancer. We evaluated the efficacy and toxicity of CPT-11 plus cisplatin as first-line chemotherapy in patients with advanced orExpand
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Transvaginal Doppler Ultrasound With Color Flow Imaging in the Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer
Transvaginal Doppler ultrasound with color flow imaging is a new technique for the evaluation of gynecologic diseases. This method was used for the diagnosis of ovarian tumors in 24 women treated inExpand
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