The clinical value of serum ferritin in hepatocellular carcinoma.

@article{Simonetti1985TheCV,
  title={The clinical value of serum ferritin in hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Rosa Giovanna Simonetti and Antonio Crax{\`i} and Gabriella Dardanoni and Fabio Lanzarone and F Barbaria and M. Cottone and Luigi Pagliaro},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={1985},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={276-8}
}
Serum ferritin is often elevated in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Its use as a disease marker has been proposed. We have measured serum ferritin levels in 85 patients with HCC and in 62 comparable subjects with cirrhosis. Abnormal values (greater than or equal to 300 ng/ml) were found in 54% of the patients with HCC and in 35% of those with… CONTINUE READING