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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 173401, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/173401
Research Article

Circulating Endothelial-Derived Activated Microparticle: A Useful Biomarker for Predicting One-Year Mortality in Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

1Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung 83301, Taiwan
2Department of Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
3Department of Respiratory Care, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Chiayi Campus, Chiayi City 613, Taiwan
4Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung 83301, Taiwan
5Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
6Basic Science, Nursing Department, Meiho University, Pingtung 900, Taiwan
7Center for Translational Research in Biomedical Sciences, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung 83301, Taiwan
8Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung 83301, Taiwan
9Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
10Divisions of General Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung 83301, Taiwan

Received 2 April 2014; Revised 4 June 2014; Accepted 9 June 2014; Published 29 June 2014

Academic Editor: Noriyoshi Sawabata

Copyright © 2014 Chin-Chou Wang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Chin-Chou Wang, Chia-Cheng Tseng, Chang-Chun Hsiao, et al., “Circulating Endothelial-Derived Activated Microparticle: A Useful Biomarker for Predicting One-Year Mortality in Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2014, Article ID 173401, 11 pages, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1155/2014/173401.