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Is lysyl oxidase-like protein-1, alpha-1 antitrypsin, and neutrophil elastase site specific in pelvic organ prolapse?

Authors
  • Man, Weng Chi
  • Ho, Jason Yen-Ping
  • Wen, Yan
  • Sokol, Eric R
  • Polan, Mary L
  • Chen, Bertha
Type
Published Article
Journal
International urogynecology journal and pelvic floor dysfunction
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2009
Volume
20
Issue
12
Pages
1423–1429
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00192-009-0905-y
PMID: 19763368
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

ATT, NE, and LOXl-1 expression was variable among different biopsy sites in the vagina. No consistent pattern was present when the subjects were grouped by the most prominent defect. We recommend careful consideration of biopsy sites in future studies on POP to enhance reproducibility of data.

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