Thrombocytosis and Raised CRP Levels Predicts Advanced Stage in Esophageal Carcinoma.


PURPOSE The significance of thrombocytosis and raised C-reactive protein (CRP) as prognostic markers in esophageal cancer is unclear. METHODS We prospectively studied 50 consecutive patients with esophageal cancer and analyzed the relation of preoperative platelet count and CRP levels with the clinico-pathological characteristics and stage of the disease… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12029-015-9750-z


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