Overexpression of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 in pterygia may have a predictive value for a higher postoperative recurrence rate


Gumus K. , KARAKUCUK S., MİRZA G. E. , AKGÜN H. , ARDA H. , ÖNER A.

BRITISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.98, no.6, pp.796-800, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 98 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2012-301944
  • Title of Journal : BRITISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.796-800

Abstract

Background To investigate the expression levels of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 1 (VEGFR-1) and VEGFR-2 in pterygium and to clarify the prognostic significance of these expressions in pterygia.