Prognostic value of the expression of Ki-67, CD44 and vascular endothelial growth factor, and microvessel invasion, in renal cell carcinoma

Yildiz E., Gokce G. , Kilicarslan H., Ayan S., Goze O., Gultekin E.

BJU INTERNATIONAL, cilt.93, sa.7, ss.1087-1093, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 93 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1464-410x.2004.04786.x
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1087-1093


To determine if use of cell proliferation, cell adhesion, level of angiogenesis-related factors and presence of microscopic vascular invasion (MVI) could better predict the biological behaviour of renal cell carcinoma (RCC), which has a widely variable clinical outcome despite the use of conventional prognostic factors (staging and grading).