Prognostic significance of serum LDH in Ewing's sarcoma of bone.

G. Bacci, S. Ferrari, A. Longhi, S. Rimondini, M. Versari, A. Zanone, C. Forni

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The pretreatment serum lactic dehydrogenase (SLDH) levels of 618 patients with Ewing's sarcoma of the extremities (136 metastatic at presentation and 482 localized) were analyzed to evaluate whether the enzyme level had a clinical value in predicting the course of the disease. The percentage of patients with increased SLDH was significantly higher in the metastatic group than in the group of patients with localized disease (68% vs 32%; P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)807-811
Number of pages5
JournalOncology Reports
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology


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