Liver fatty acid-binding protein is a new prognostic factor for hepatic resection of colorectal cancer metastases.

@article{Yamazaki1999LiverFA,
  title={Liver fatty acid-binding protein is a new prognostic factor for hepatic resection of colorectal cancer metastases.},
  author={Takahiko Yamazaki and Tatsuo Kanda and Yoshihiro Sakai and Katsuyoshi Hatakeyama},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={1999},
  volume={72 2},
  pages={83-7}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Liver fatty acid-binding protein (L-FABP) is reported as a biological marker for enterocytic differentiation. We evaluated the prognostic value of L-FABP expression for patients undergoing hepatic resection of colorectal cancer metastases. METHODS The study group comprised 68 patients who underwent hepatic resection for colorectal cancer metastases between 1982 and 1996 at Niigata University Medical Hospital, Niigata, Japan. L-FABP expression was… CONTINUE READING

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