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Value of metastin receptor immunohistochemistry in predicting metastasis after radical nephrectomy for pT1 clear cell renal cell carcinoma.
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PMID:  23277422     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
KISS-1 is a metastasis-suppressor gene of human melanoma, and encodes metastin, which was identified as the ligand of a G-protein-coupled receptor (metastin receptor). The precursor protein is cleaved to 54 amino acids, which may be further truncated into carboxy-terminal fragments. Previous studies showed that lack of metastin receptor in clear cell renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is associated with tumor progression, but the prediction of metastasis in patients with pT1 clear cell RCC after radical nephrectomy is difficult. The objective of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of metastin receptor immunohistochemistry in predicting metastasis after nephrectomy for pT1 clear cell RCC. After verification of the correlation between immunostaining and mRNA expression, we evaluated the clinical value of metastin receptor immunohistochemistry. Fifty-four patients were enrolled in this study; following radical nephrectomy, seven patients were found to have lung metastasis. The sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, and negative predictive value with negative immunostaining of metastin receptor were 85.7, 97.6, 46.2, and 97.6 %, respectively. Metastasis-free survival rates were significantly higher in patients with positive staining (97.6 %) than in patients with negative staining (53.8 %) (P < 0.001). In univariate analysis for metastasis-free survival, negative immunostaining of metastin receptor was a significant risk factor for metastasis (P = 0.001). Furthermore, negative immunostaining of metastin receptor was an independent predictor for metastasis in multivariate analysis (hazard ratio, 3.735; 95 % CI 0.629-22.174; P = 0.002). In conclusion, our study suggests that negative expression of metastin receptor in clear cell RCC is significantly related to metastasis.
Sunao Shoji; Mayura Nakano; Tetsuro Tomonaga; Hakushi Kim; Kazuya Hanai; Yukio Usui; Yoshihiro Nagata; Masaki Miyazawa; Haruhiro Sato; Xian Yang Tang; Yoshiyuki Robert Osamura; Toyoaki Uchida; Toshiro Terachi; Koichi Takeya
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-1
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Title:  Clinical & experimental metastasis     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1573-7276     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Exp. Metastasis     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
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Created Date:  2013-1-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8409970     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Metastasis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Urology, Tokai University Hachioji Hospital, 1838 Ishikawa-machi, Hachioji city, Tokyo, 192-0032, Japan,
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