Proliferative Inflammatory Atrophy

Known as: PIA, Prostate Proliferative Inflammatory Atrophy 
A lesion in the prostate gland characterized by glandular atrophy, chronic inflammation, and epithelial hyperplasia. It has been suggested that it is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Inflammation has been implicated as a potential etiological agent in human prostate cancer (PCa). Proliferative… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Proliferative inflammatory atrophy (PIA) belongs to the atrophic lesions that frequently occur in the prostate. The location of… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
About 20% of all human cancers are caused by chronic infection or chronic inflammatory states. Recently, a new hypothesis has… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Prostate cancer (PCA) is one of the most prevalent cancers and a major leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the Western… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Neuromyelitis optica is an inflammatory demyelinating disease with generally poor prognosis that selectively targets… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Within the human prostate epithelium four cell populations can be discriminated based on their expression of keratins (K). Basal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) is the inducible isoform of the rate-limiting enzymes that convert arachidonic acid to proinflammatory… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVES To validate with an independent study that simple atrophy/postatrophic hyperplastic lesions (proliferative… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Proliferation in the setting of longstanding chronic inflammation appears to predispose to carcinoma in the liver, large bowel… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Recent data from this laboratory indicate that pretreatment with adenosine can protect the heart against infarction… (More)
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