alpha-Fetoproteins

Known as: alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), Alpha Fetal Protein, alpha-Fetoproteins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A protein normally produced by a fetus. AFP levels are usually undetectable in the blood of healthy adult men or women (who are not pregnant). An… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND & AIMS The outcome of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) remains poor because of late diagnosis. The aim of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND & AIMS Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is widely used as a surveillance test for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) among patients… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
The heterogeneous nature of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and the lack of appropriate biomarkers have hampered patient prognosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND/AIMS Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) has been useful in the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) but lacks specificity… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Vascular calcification is the most prominent underlying pathological finding in patients with uraemia, and is a… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
With the widespread use of ultrasonography (US) and computerized tomography (CT), the usefulness of alpha-fetoprotein assay in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND It is not established whether virological status affects the efficiency of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) as a hepatocellular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The usefulness of measurements of serum alpha-fetoprotein elevation for diagnosis of the development of hepatocellular carcinoma… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND The sugar-chain structures of circulating alpha-fetoprotein in patients with hepatocellular carcinomas differ from… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
An index case of "undetectable" maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein at 16 weeks in the first pregnancy of a 28-year-old woman was… (More)
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