Significance of plasma fibrinopeptide A (fpA) in patients with malignancy.

In 124 patients with various types of malignancy, fpA and delta fpA were measured. In 35 of these patients the effect of heparin injection on fpA and delta fpA was studied. All patients were ambulant without clinical signs of venous thromboembolism or DIC and had not received cytostatic, anticoagulant, or radiotherapy recently. In about 75% of these… CONTINUE READING