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Mediators of Inflammation
Volume 2013, Article ID 515048, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/515048
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Increased Expression of VEGF and CD31 in Postradiation Rectal Tissue: Implications for Radiation Proctitis

1Hepatogastroenterology Unit, 1st Department of Internal Medicine—Propaedeutic, “Laikon” General Hospital, Athens Medical School, 75 Micras Asias Street, Goudi, 11527 Athens, Greece
21st Pathology Laboratory, Athens Medical School, 75 Micras Asias Street, Goudi, 11527 Athens, Greece
3Radiotherapy Unit, 2nd Radiology Department, “Attikon” University General Hospital, Athens Medical School, Rimini 1, Xaidari, 12462 Athens, Greece
42nd Pathology Laboratory, “Attikon” University General Hospital, Athens Medical School, Rimini 1, Xaidari, 12462 Athens, Greece

Received 15 January 2013; Revised 14 March 2013; Accepted 15 March 2013

Academic Editor: David Bernardo Ordiz

Copyright © 2013 G. Karamanolis 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.

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