Validation of the diagnostic value of NMP22 BladderChek test as a marker for bladder cancer by photodynamic diagnosis.

@article{Tritschler2007ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the diagnostic value of NMP22 BladderChek test as a marker for bladder cancer by photodynamic diagnosis.},
  author={Stefan Tritschler and Sonja Scharf and Alexander Karl and Derya Tilki and Ruth Knuechel and Arndt Hartmann and Christian G Stief and Dirk Zaak},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2007},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={403-7; discussion 407-8}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of the present study was to validate the sensitivity and specificity of the new "point-of-care" NMP22 BladderChek test compared to photodynamic diagnosis (PDD). METHODS Voided urine samples from 100 patients with suspicion of bladder cancer were collected to perform the NMP22 BladderChek test and voided urinary cytology. The nuclear… CONTINUE READING