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The Role of VEGF and KDR Polymorphisms in Moyamoya Disease and Collateral Revascularization

  • Young Seok Park,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurosurgery, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea

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  • Young Joo Jeon,

    Affiliation: Institute for Clinical Research, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea

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  • Hyun Seok Kim,

    Affiliation: Institute for Clinical Research, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea

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  • Kyu Young Chae,

    Affiliation: Department of Pediatrics, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea

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  • Seung-Hun Oh,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurology, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea

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  • In Bo Han,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurosurgery, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea

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  • Hyun Sook Kim,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurology, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea

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  • Won-Chan Kim,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurology, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea

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  • Ok-Joon Kim,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurology, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea

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  • Tae Gon Kim,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurosurgery, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea

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  • Joong-Uhn Choi,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurosurgery, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea

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  • Dong-Seok Kim mail,

    nkkim@cha.ac.kr (NKK); dskim33@yuhs.ac (DSK)

    Affiliation: Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Severance Hospital, Brain Korea 21 Project for Medical Science, Brain Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

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  • Nam Keun Kim mail

    nkkim@cha.ac.kr (NKK); dskim33@yuhs.ac (DSK)

    Affiliation: Department of Pediatrics, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea

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  • Published: October 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047158

About the Authors

Young Seok Park, In Bo Han, Tae Gon Kim, Joong-Uhn Choi
Department of Neurosurgery, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea
Young Joo Jeon, Hyun Seok Kim
Institute for Clinical Research, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea
Kyu Young Chae, Nam Keun Kim
Department of Pediatrics, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea
Seung-Hun Oh, Hyun Sook Kim, Won-Chan Kim, Ok-Joon Kim
Department of Neurology, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea
Dong-Seok Kim
Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Severance Hospital, Brain Korea 21 Project for Medical Science, Brain Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YSP DSK NKK. Performed the experiments: YSP YJJ HSK. Analyzed the data: YSP YJJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YSP SHO HSK WCK OJK TGK IBH JUC DSK. Wrote the paper: YSP YJJ DSK NKK.