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BACKGROUND Fibrin formation is required for tumor angiogenesis, metastasis and invasion. Cancer discovered at the same time as or shortly after venous thromboembolism (VTE) tends to be advanced, and(More)
BACKGROUND Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is a major complication of cancer and a predictor of reduced survival. The postoperative prevalence of DVT in colorectal cancer surgery is high, but the(More)
Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) has limited value as an isolated predictor for survival among colorectal cancer (CRC) patients. d-dimer (DD) is a strong predictor of survival among metastatic CRC(More)
PURPOSE The study examined if preoperative plasma D-dimer level was associated with the postoperative cumulative incidence of deep venous thrombosis in patients with colorectal cancer admitted for(More)
Citrullination is a post-translational modification that plays essential roles in both physiological processes and disease. Recent studies have found increased levels of citrullinated antithrombin in(More)
To investigate whether markers of haemostasis activity increased during preoperative radiotherapy and whether postoperative marker levels were increased in irradiated rectal cancer patients when(More)