The Immunohistochemical Expression of Matrix Metalloproteinases-2 and -9 in Low-Grade Appendiceal Mucinous Neoplasms: May These Neoplasms be Non-Invasive?


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GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.29, no.2, pp.123-127, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.12996/gmj.2018.34
  • Journal Name: GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.123-127
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Low-grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasms (LAMN) are debated about their potential to cause invasion and pseudomyxoma peritoneii (PMxP). Our aim was to examine these neoplasms by two invasion markers: matrix metalloproteinases-2 and -9 (MMP).