Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor-A, matrix metalloproteinase-9, and extravascular matrix patterns and their correlations with clinicopathologic parameters in posterior uveal melanomas


Sahin A., Kiratli H. , Soylemezoglu F., Tezel G. G. , Bilgic S., Saracbasi O.

JAPANESE JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.51, no.5, pp.325-331, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10384-007-0456-z
  • Title of Journal : JAPANESE JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.325-331

Abstract

Purpose: To assess extravascular matrix patterns (EMP) and expression of vascular endothelial growth factor-A (VEGF-A) and matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) in posterior uveal melanomas and their correlations with histopathologic parameters and metastasis.