Dynamics of circulating microparticles in liver transplant patients.

  title={Dynamics of circulating microparticles in liver transplant patients.},
  author={Sergey V Brodsky and Marcelo E. Facciuto and David Heydt and Jun Chen and Humayun Kadir Islam and Malgorzata Kajstura and Gita N Ramaswamy and Maria Aguero-Rosenfeld},
  journal={Journal of gastrointestinal and liver diseases : JGLD},
  volume={17 3},
BACKGROUND & AIMS Microparticles are small membrane vesicles released from the cell plasma membrane, particularly in cell stress, apoptosis and altered cellular viability. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a hypervascular neoplasm with high levels of apoptosis and necrosis. We investigated the levels of circulating microparticles of both tumor and endothelial origins in liver transplant patients with hepatitis C (HepC) cirrhosis with and without HCC and compared them with healthy people and… CONTINUE READING


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