Plasma levels of prothrombin fragment F1+2, D-dimer and prothrombin time correlate with clinical stage and lymph node metastasis in operable gastric cancer patients.

@article{Kwon2008PlasmaLO,
  title={Plasma levels of prothrombin fragment F1+2, D-dimer and prothrombin time correlate with clinical stage and lymph node metastasis in operable gastric cancer patients.},
  author={Hyuk-Chan Kwon and Sung Yong Oh and Suee Lee and Sung-Hyun Kim and Jin Yeong Han and Ri Young Koh and Min Chan Kim and Hyo-Jin Kim},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={2-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The principal objective of this study was to determine the relationship between preoperative coagulation tests and the extent of tumor involvement in gastric cancer patients. METHOD A total of 110 patients with adenocarcinoma of the stomach were studied in order to evaluate this relationship. Platelet count (P), prothrombin time (PT), activated partial thromboplastin time, D-dimer, fibrinogen degradation product, thrombin-antithrombin complex and prothrombin fragment F1+2 (F1+2… CONTINUE READING
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