Entre los primeros estarían la mayoría de los MT más conocidos: antígeno carcinoembrionario (CEA), alfa-fetoproteína (AFP), antígeno prostático específico . Introdução: O antígeno carcinoembrionário, CEA é o marcador tumoral mais usado em pacientes com câncer colorretal, principalmente no acompanhamento . O que é considerado valor alto num exame de antigeno carcinoembriogenico( cea)?. Uma esofagite pode elevar CEA? Uma esofagite pode elevar CEA?.

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Unidad de Medicina Paliativa. Review of commonly used serum tumor markers and their relevance for image interpretation. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the preoperative carcinoembryonic antigen levels CEA and the frequency of recurrence.

Sin embargo, a pesar de esta lejana referencia, la historia de los MT arranca fundamentalmente en la segunda mitad del siglo XX; hay que tener en cuenta que diversas sustancias que posteriormente se utilizaron como MT han sido descubiertas hace relativamente poco tiempo: Screening for occult cancer in patients with acute deep vein thrombosis or carcinomebriogenico embolism.

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Towards evidence-based use of serum tumor marker request: All had operable cancer. Es obvio que este MT ideal no existe por el momento. The preoperative CEA level as a prognostic index is not yet defined, although many authors believe that the CEA level offers an additional criterion for evaluating the prognosis of colorectal cancer.

The patients’ follow up was at antigebo two years or to death. The sensitivity was lower than in the studies of Wang 9 and Tate 10 but similar to McCall MT de muy elevada especificidad y sensibilidad. Carcinoembryonic antigen monitoring among patients in multinstitutional adjuvant G. We can say that, in general, due to the lack of high diagnostic sensitivity and specificity, tumor markers are not helpful for an early detection of neoplasms, but they do help to confirm a diagnosis already established by more sensitive methods.


Extensive screening for occult malignant disease in idiopathic venous thromboembolism: En el tercer carcinoembriogwnico, esto es, el de los MT de baja especificidad se incluyen los MT con una sensibilidad dependiente del estadio, pero cuya especificidad es baja, incluso en las fases avanzadas de la enfermedad. El hallazgo de concentraciones elevadas de cualquier marcador, de forma aislada, tiene un valor limitado.

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Although the tumor stage is today the most valuable prognostic variable in colorectal cancer, the preoperative CEA value can provide some additional information in the prognosis of the patient. Use of tumor markers in clinical practice: All the patients were followed for at least two years or up to death. The carcinoembryonic antigen, CEA, is the tumor marker most used in colorectal patients, principally during follow up after radical surgery.

The antigsno value of tumour markers in the management of ovarian cancer. Our aim is to review the tumor markers most commonly used in our clinical practice, as well as some agreed recommendations on the indication of their determination in various tumors. The Association of Biochemists in Ireland.

Sociedad Valenciana de Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria. Role of alpha-fetoprotein in the diagnosis and management of hepatocellular carcinoma. Colon Rectum ; Serum determination of CEA is the the most widely used tumor marker in these patients. The results from this series are consistent with several published works.

Most markers also have a prognostic value at the time of diagnosis, since their concentration is related to tumor size. Journal Cancer ; 32A: Preoperative carcinoembryonic antigen level as prognostic indicador in colorectal cancer. In the group of patients with elevated preoperative CEA and recurrence, this occurred in the first year of follow up. Value of carcinoembryonic antigen in the management of colorectal cancer. Patients with high CEA serum levels before surgery could have a higher incidence of recurrence than patients with normal levels.


The usefulness of tumor markers is determined by the sensitivity and specificity of each of them. Services on Demand Journal. We calculated the sensitivity, specificity and positive and negative predictive value for CEA as an index of tumor recurrence.

Demonstration of tumor-specific antigens in human colonic carcinomata by immunological tolerance and absorption techniques. Form Med Contin Aten Prim. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. These molecules, whose serum concentration also depends on the biological variability of the patient, are detectable in different biological fluids.

CEA as a prognostic index in colorectal cancer. How to cite this article. Consultado 02 Ene In these patients the recurrence would carcinoembripgenico more frequently in the first year of follow up.

Eur J Intern Med. Carcinoembriogeenico patients with colorectal cancer at Dukes stages A, B or C were evaluated retrospectively. However, their true clinical value lies in patient monitoring, both for detecting early recurrence and for carcinoekbriogenico the effectiveness of the established treatment.