Vascular endothelial growth factor in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases

@article{Bogaert2006VascularEG,
  title={Vascular endothelial growth factor in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases},
  author={Elke Bogaert and Philip van Damme and Ludo Van Den Bosch and Wim Robberecht},
  journal={Muscle \& Nerve},
  year={2006},
  volume={34}
}
The angiogenic activity of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is well known. Recently, it has become evident that VEGF is involved in central nervous system physiology and may play a role in the pathogenesis of neurological diseases. In particular, it may be involved in the mechanism of motor neuron degeneration in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and has been hypothesized to be implicated in the pathogenesis of peripheral neuropathies such as occur in the so‐called POEMS syndrome… 

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