Intussusceptive angiogenesis contributes to tumor growth in metastatic malignant melanoma

Source: News Medical Life Sciences, October 2021

For the first time, researchers at the University of Gothenburg have shown that metastases in patients with malignant melanoma gain access to the circulatory system not only through the outgrowth of new blood vessel branches, but also an alternative process in which one blood vessel divide into two parallel vessels bylongitudinal splitting.

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