Published in Drug Week, August 25th, 2006
"We studied the expression of matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) and tissue inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinase (TIMP) in microcystic meningiomas to investigate a possible underlying mechanism for the development of microcysts and of peritumoral edema, which are frequent characteristics of this rare subtype. Between October 1995 and June 2004, 10 of 19 patients who had histologically confirmed pure microcystic meningiomas were enrolled in the study," scientists writing in the journal Oncology Reports said.
S.H. Paek and colleagues, Seoul National University, wrote, "Six patients with...
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