Urinary levels of urokinase-type plasminogen activator and its receptor in the detection of bladder carcinoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Transitional Cell
  • Receptors, Cell Surface
  • Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
  • Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator

abstract

  • The current findings suggest that urinary levels of uPA, but not uPAR, are related to the risk of bladder carcinoma. The study confirmed the central role of urinary cytology in the noninvasive diagnosis of bladder carcinoma.

publication date

  • December 15, 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.10989

PubMed ID

  • 12467062

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2494

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 95

number

  • 12