Lymphangiogenesis of normal endometrium and endometrial adenocarcinoma.

@article{Donoghue2007LymphangiogenesisON,
  title={Lymphangiogenesis of normal endometrium and endometrial adenocarcinoma.},
  author={Jacqueline F. Donoghue and Fiona L. Lederman and Beatrice J Susil and Peter A. W. Rogers},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={1705-13}
}
BACKGROUND Information about lymphatics and lymphangiogenesis in the human endometrium is limited. We investigated the distribution of endometrial lymphatic vessels during the normal menstrual cycle and in association with endometrial adenocarcinoma and investigated the expression of lymphangiogenic growth factors, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-C, VEGF-D and VEGF receptor-3 (VEGF-R3). METHODS AND RESULTS Full thickness uterine samples (n = 23 proliferative; n = 23 secretory) and… CONTINUE READING

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