Imatinib mesylate therapy induces reduction in neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin serum levels and increase in leptin concentrations in chronic myeloid leukemia patients in molecular remission.

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The aim of the present study was to determine serum levels of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) and leptin in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) at diagnosis and after imatinib therapy when patients achieved a complete molecular remission. The study was conducted on 22 patients with CML in the chronic phase and 10 healthy subjects… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000330948

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