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BAG-1 expression in human meningioma and correlation with clinical characteristics.
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PMID:  23322525     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The aim of this study is to investigate BAG-1 expression in human meningiomas and to assess its association with pathological and clinical characteristics. BAG-1 expression was analyzed in 158 specimens of meningiomas using immunohistochemical staining, and the results were graded according to the positivity ratio and the staining intensity. We examined the correlations between BAG-1 expression and the 2007 WHO pathological classification, peritumoral edema and postoperative recurrence. There were no significant differences in BAG-1 expression among meningioma subtypes within the same histopathologic grade, as well as between grades II and III. BAG-1 expression in grade I was much higher than in grade II (P < 0.05) or III (P < 0.01). BAG-1 expression was gradually decreased with increasing WHO pathologic classification (χ (2) = 141.49, P < 0.01), as well as with the increase in peritumoral edema (χ (2) = 43.93, P < 0.01) and postoperative recurrence (χ (2) = 55.13, P < 0.01). BAG-1 expression in meningioma depends upon WHO pathologic classification and is decreased in higher tumor classification. It is associated with heavier peritumoral edema and more postoperative recurrences.
Kaiyu Zhou; Hanghuang Jin; Ting Zhou; Yongkang Luo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-01-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical oncology (Northwood, London, England)     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1559-131X     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9435512     Medline TA:  Med Oncol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  458     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Taizhou Municipal Hospital, Taizhou Medical College, Taizhou, 318000, China,
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