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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2015, Article ID 417124, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/417124
Research Article

VEGF Correlates with Inflammation and Fibrosis in Tuberculous Pleural Effusion

1School of Respiratory Therapy, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 110, Taiwan
2Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei 110, Taiwan
3Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chi-Mei Medical Center, Tainan 710, Taiwan
4Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 110, Taiwan
5Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 110, Taiwan

Received 25 September 2014; Accepted 3 December 2014

Academic Editor: Muniyan Sakthivel

Copyright © 2015 Mauo-Ying Bien 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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