The significance of serum lipid-bound sialic acid in bladder tumours

  title={The significance of serum lipid-bound sialic acid in bladder tumours},
  author={A. {\"O}ztokatli and Hakan {\"O}zkardeş and E. {\"O}v{\"u}l and Demokan Erol},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
Tumour markers with high sensitivity and specificity for bladder cancer are still lacking and several markers have been investigated up to now. Serum lipid-bound sialic acid (LSA) was claimed to be a tumour marker by some investigators and this study tried to assess the value of LSA as a tumour marker in patients with bladder cancer. The results obtained from 27 patients and 30 controls showed that serum LSA levels remained within the suggested normal limits of the method used but they were… CONTINUE READING
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