Yinnong Zhao

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BACKGROUND Lysyl oxidase (LOX) is frequently overexpressed in a variety of malignancies and involved in tumor invasion and metastasis. Furthermore, it has been shown that LOX is closely related to vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). AIMS In this study, we aimed to investigate the exact role of LOX and the correlation between LOX and VEGF in(More)
BACKGROUND A quantity of case-control studies have been performed to address the association between three cyclooxygenase-2(COX-2) polymorphisms (-1195G/A, -765G/C and +8473T/C) and the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, previous research results are inconsistent. We conducted this meta-analysis to clarify the correlation between these COX-2(More)
AIM The purpose of this study was to investigate which inflammation-based marker more accurately predict recurrence in patients receiving hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). METHODS A total of 1020 patients was included. The impacts of clinical variables and inflammation-based markers on disease-free survival (DFS) were measured by(More)
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