Intraoperative serum lactate is not a predictor of survival after glioblastoma surgery.


BACKGROUND Cancer cells can produce lactate in high concentrations. Two previous studies examined the clinical relevance of serum lactate as a biomarker in patients with brain tumors. Patients with high-grade tumors have higher serum concentrations of lactate than those with low-grade tumors. We hypothesized that serum lactic could be used of biomarker to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jocn.2017.05.004


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