[Expression and significance of Toll-like receptor 4 of splenic macrophage in patients with hypersplenism due to portal hypertension].

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OBJECTIVE To observe the change in expression of Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) of splenic macrophage in patients with hypersplenism due to portal hypertension (PH), and investigate the role of TLR4 of splenic macrophage in hypersplenism. METHODS Splenectomy was performed on 20 patients with hypersplenism due to PH (hypersplenism group) and 6 patients with… (More)

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@article{Li2004ExpressionAS, title={[Expression and significance of Toll-like receptor 4 of splenic macrophage in patients with hypersplenism due to portal hypertension].}, author={Zong-fang Li and Yu Zhang and Jun Gao and Pan-jian Zhang and Ji-xin Wang and X Liu}, journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi}, year={2004}, volume={84 13}, pages={1088-91} }