Role of vascular endothelial growth factor in the pathogenesis of nasal polyps.

@article{Muluk2007RoleOV,
  title={Role of vascular endothelial growth factor in the pathogenesis of nasal polyps.},
  author={Nuray Bayar Muluk and P{\'i}nar Atasoy and Osman K{\"u}rşat Arikan and Can Koç},
  journal={The Journal of otolaryngology},
  year={2007},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={357-66}
}
OBJECTIVE This study was aimed at determining the expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in nasal polyps by immunohistochemical technique. METHODS The study group consisted of 25 adult patients with nasal polyps who underwent functional endoscopic sinus surgery. Polyp tissues were taken from the maxillary and ethmoid sinuseses and the nasal cavity. The control group consisted of three adult patients without nasal polyps who underwent septoplasty operation. Their inferior… CONTINUE READING