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Prof. Amal Abou El-Fadle Hassan Aly :: Publications:
Comparison of cytokeratin 20 RNA and angiogenin in voided urine samples as diagnostic tools for bladder carcinoma
|Authors:||S Eissa, G Kenawy, M Swellam, AA El-Fadle, AA Abd El-Aal, ...|
|Full paper||Amal Abou El-Fadle Hassan Aly_5-CK20,ANG CB2004.pdf|
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BACKGROUND:: We evaluated the diagnostic efficacy of urinary angiogenin (ANG) and cytokeratin 20 (CK-20) mRNA in comparison with voided urine cytology in the detection of bladder cancer patients. OBJECTIVES AND METHODS:: A total of 97 Egyptian patients provided a single voided urine sample for ANG, CK-20 and cytology before cystoscopy. Of the 97 cases, 63 were histologically diagnosed as bladder cancer; 33 with transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) and 30 with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), whereas the remaining 34 ...