Increases in immunoglobulin and complement in patients with esophageal or gastric cancer

@article{Saito1992IncreasesII,
  title={Increases in immunoglobulin and complement in patients with esophageal or gastric cancer},
  author={Takao Saito and Akihiko Kuwahara and Tadahiko Kinoshita and Yuji Shigemitsu and Katsuhiro Shimoda and Masaki Miyahara and Makoto Kobayashi},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={1992},
  volume={22},
  pages={537-542}
}
Based on data providing evidence that the enhancement of serum IgG and IgA is associated with the occurrence of infectious complications following surgery in patients with esophageal cancer, we examined the possible factors contributing to alterations in the serum IgG, IgA, IgM, C3, C4, and CH50 levels. A multiple linear regression analysis was made on data obtained from 71 patients with esophageal cancer and 57 with gastric cancer. In the patients with esophageal cancer, age and protein… CONTINUE READING

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