The Multifaceted Role of Podoplanin Expression in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

@inproceedings{Cioca2017TheMR,
  title={The Multifaceted Role of Podoplanin Expression in Hepatocellular Carcinoma},
  author={Andreea Cioca and Amalia Raluca Ceauşu and Irina Marin and Marius Raica and Anca Maria C{\^i}mpean},
  booktitle={European journal of histochemistry : EJH},
  year={2017}
}
The role of podoplanin in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is not clear yet. The aim of our study was to evaluate the expression of podoplanin in HCC and to determine its role in hepatocarcinogenesis. We performed immunohistochemistry with monoclonal D2-40 antibody, on paraffin-embedded tissue sections of 72 patients diagnosed with HCC. Lymphatic vessels density (LVD) was increased in patients who had vascular invasion at the time of diagnosis (P=0.018) and in those with associated cirrhosis (P=0… CONTINUE READING

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