Carcinoma of urinary tract Clinical significance of urinary phosphokinase activity in diagnosis

Norman L Block, Joseph Jaksy, Arthur N. Tessler

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The first reported methods of measuring urinary creatine phosphokinase activity and demonstrating histochemical tumor localization are described. Sixty-eight patients with and without malignant genitourinary tract disease were examined. Enzyme activities over 6 mU. per milliliter correlate well with the presence of malignant disease. Problems of assaying urinary CPK activity are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)174-181
Number of pages8
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1974
Externally publishedYes


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  • Urology

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