Vascular endothelial growth factor in inflammatory bowel disease

Abstract

Angiogenesis is an important component of tissue regeneration. As Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) involves inflammation, ulceration, and regeneration of the intestinal mucosa, angiogenesis may be an integral part of IBD pathology. This study investigated the role of vascular endothelial growth factor in IBD. The VEGF plasma (pVEGF) and serum (sVEGF) levels… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00384-003-0495-y

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