Angiogenic Response to Major Lung Resection for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgical and Open Access

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Calvin S. H. Ng; Song Wan; Randolph H. L. Wong; Anthony M. H. Ho; Anthony P. C. Yim;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Limited
  • Journal: The Scientific World Journal,volume 2,012 (issn: 1537-744X, eissn: 1537-744X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3447351, doi: 10.1100/2012/636754
  • Subject: Clinical Study | Q | R | T | Science | Medicine | Technology

Background. Angiogenic factors following oncological surgery is important in tumor recurrence. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), angiopoietin 1 (Ang-1), Ang-2, soluble VEGF-receptor 1 (sVEGFR1) and sVEGFR2 may influence angiogenesis. This prospective study exam... View more
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