Elevated tumor markers in hemodialysis patients.

@article{Walz1988ElevatedTM,
  title={Elevated tumor markers in hemodialysis patients.},
  author={Gerd Dr. Walz and Ulrich Kunzendorf and Frieder Keller and Rudolf Fitzner and Gerd Offermann},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  year={1988},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={
          187-9
        }
}
  • Gerd Dr. Walz, Ulrich Kunzendorf, +2 authors Gerd Offermann
  • Published in
    American journal of…
    1988
  • Medicine
  • The incidence of elevated tumor markers without clinical signs of malignant disease was examined in 93 patients between the age of 29 and 79 years and on chronic dialysis for 3-240 months. Tissue polypeptide antigen was found to be elevated in 92.5%, carcinoembryonic antigen in 29.8, and alpha-fetoprotein in 6.5%. High levels of tissue polypeptide antigen were accompanied by high levels of beta 2-microglobulin (p less than 0.005). This indicates that tumor markers, and tissue polypeptide… CONTINUE READING

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