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Annals of Hematology

, Volume 85, Issue 9, pp 631–632 | Cite as

Dramatic improvement in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia after treatment with the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) antagonist bevacizumab

  • Dimitri FliegerEmail author
  • Sabine Hainke
  • Wolfgang Fischbach
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Bevacizumab Oxaliplatin Pemetrexed Arteriovenous Malformation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimitri Flieger
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Sabine Hainke
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Fischbach
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine IIKlinikum AschaffenburgAschaffenburgGermany
  2. 2.I. Medizinische KlinikGP-Klinikum RüsselsheimRüsselsheimGermany

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