Natriuretic peptide receptor A is related to the expression of vascular endothelial growth factors A and C, and is associated with the invasion potential of tongue squamous cell carcinoma

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Natriuretic peptide receptor A is related to the expression of vascular endothelial growth factors A and C, and is associated with the invasion potential of tongue squamous cell carcinoma

Abstract Natriuretic peptide receptor A (NPRA) is one of the natriuretic peptide receptors. NPRA has been reported to play a role in the carcinogenesis of various tumours, as well as…

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Importance of chewing, saliva, and swallowing function in patients with advanced oral cancer undergoing preoperative chemoradiotherapy: a prospective study of quality of life

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Importance of chewing, saliva, and swallowing function in patients with advanced oral cancer undergoing preoperative chemoradiotherapy: a prospective study of quality of life

Abstract The primary objective of this study was to investigate the quality of life (QOL) of patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) undergoing curative neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy followed by radical…

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Usefulness of 11C-methionine-PET for predicting the efficacy of carbon ion radiation therapy for head and neck mucosal malignant melanoma

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Usefulness of 11C-methionine-PET for predicting the efficacy of carbon ion radiation therapy for head and neck mucosal malignant melanoma

Abstract The aim of this study was to determine whether l -methyl-[ 11 C]-methionine (MET) positron emission tomography (PET) allows the prediction of outcomes in patients with head and neck…

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Cytoplasmic neuropilin 2 is associated with metastasis and a poor prognosis in early tongue cancer patients

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Cytoplasmic neuropilin 2 is associated with metastasis and a poor prognosis in early tongue cancer patients

Abstract Neuropilin 2 (Nrp2) plays an important role in regulating lymphangiogenesis. Nrp2 expression in early tongue cancer was investigated to predict lymph node metastasis and the long-term prognosis. The relationships…

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