Potential role of matrix metalloproteinase-2,-9 and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinase-1,-2 in exudative pleural effusions


Vatansever S., Gelisgen R. , Uzun H. , Yurt S., Kosar F.

CLINICAL AND INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE, vol.32, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL AND INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE

Abstract

Purpose: To investigate diagnostic values of pleural fluid matrix metalloproteinase-2 (MMP-2), MMP-9, tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinase-1 (TIMP-1) and TIMP-2 measurements in tuberculous pleurisy(TP) and malignat pleurisy (MP).