Jan 1, 1976

Diagnosis of renal tumor by gamma-glutamyltranspeptidase (EC

R HautmannW Lutzeyer


A urinary enzyme pattern and kidney tissue pattern were investigated simultaneously in 117 urologic patients. In contrast to all other renal disorders only the sixteen malignant tumors of the kidney showed a significant drop of gamma-GT in tumor tissue and urine. So far urinary enzymology has been used only as screening test. Measurement of gamma-GT in urine, however, permits the diagnosis of kidney tumors.

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Tumor Tissue Sample
Gamma-glutamyl transferase
Enzymatic Biochemistry
Gamma Glutamyl Transferase Measurement
Kidney Neoplasm
Gamma-glutamyltransferase Activity
Lactate Dehydrogenase

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