Determination of diagnostic and prognostic values of urinary interleukin-8, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, and leukocyte arylsulfatase-A activity in patients with bladder cancer

Kocak H., Oner-Iyidogan Y. , Kocak T., Oner P.

CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY, cilt.37, sa.8, ss.673-678, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Objectives: This study was planned to evaluate the feasibility of the assay of leukocyte arylsulfatase-A (AS-A) activity, and some urinary cytokine levels (tumor necrosis factor-alpha [TNF-alpha] and interleukin-8 [IL-8]), as noninvasive diagnostic tools in different stages of bladder cancer patients.