The role of vascular endothelial growth factors and fibroblast growth factors in angiogenesis during otitis media.

Abstract

The middle ear response to otitis media includes transformation and hyperplasia of the mucosal epithelium and subepithelial connective tissue. Significant neovascularization is also noted, which occurs both to support the hypertrophied mucosa and to mediate the increased trafficking of leukocytes. We investigated the role of two known potent angiogenic… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000333805

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