Immunoexpression of hepatocyte growth factor and c-Met receptor in the eutopic endometrium predicts the activity of ectopic endometrium.

@article{Khan2003ImmunoexpressionOH,
  title={Immunoexpression of hepatocyte growth factor and c-Met receptor in the eutopic endometrium predicts the activity of ectopic endometrium.},
  author={Khaleque N Khan and Hideaki Masuzaki and Akira Fujishita and Michio Kitajima and Ichiro Sekine and Tadayuki Ishimaru},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2003},
  volume={79 1},
  pages={173-81}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the mitogenic and angiogenic activity of the eutopic and ectopic endometrium throughout the menstrual cycle and to examine whether the activity of the eutopic endometrium is useful to predict greater activity of the ectopic endometrium. DESIGN Controlled clinicopathologic study using intact tissue. SETTING Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan. PATIENT(S) Fifteen infertile women with pelvic endometriosis and 10 women without endometriosis… CONTINUE READING