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Elevated plasma vascular endothelial growth factor levels in 2 patients with hemangioendothelioma.

Authors
  • Miller, Michal A
  • Sandler, Anthony D
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
May 01, 2005
Volume
40
Issue
5
Identifiers
PMID: 15937808
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Two patients with hemangioendothelioma and elevated plasma vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) levels are presented. A reduction in the plasma VEGF level after therapeutic intervention correlated with a successful clinical response. Conversely, a stable plasma VEGF level correlated with therapeutic failure.

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