Biochemical markers in multiple myeloma: a multivariate analysis

@article{Simonsson1988BiochemicalMI,
  title={Biochemical markers in multiple myeloma: a multivariate analysis},
  author={Bengt Simonsson and C K{\"a}llander and Gunilla Brenning and Andreas Killander and J. Simon Gronowitz and Reinhold Bergstr{\"o}m and Anders {\AA}hre},
  journal={British Journal of Haematology},
  year={1988},
  volume={69}
}
Summary. The analysis of individual biochemical and clinical variables in 121 patients with multiple myeloma showed that serum β2‐microglobulin (S‐β2m) had the most significant relation to survival. Other variables such as serum thymidine kinase (S‐TK), serum lactate dehydrogenase (S‐LDH), Screatinine, haemoglobin (Hb), ESR, S‐albumin, age and clinical stage were also significant. No such relationship was found with M‐component, presence of light chains in urine, type of secreted immunoglobulin… 

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