In the cystoscopic follow-up of non-muscle-invasive transitional cell carcinoma, NMP-22 works for high grades, but unreliable in low grades and upper urinary tract tumors.
International urology and nephrology, cilt.44, sa.3, ss.793-8, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)
International urology and nephrology
Two percent of the bladder non-muscle-invasive (NMI) transitional cell carcinomas (TCC) are associated with upper urinary tract (UUT) TCC. We evaluated the role of nuclear matrix protein-22 (NMP-22) (BladderChek(A (R))) test in the diagnosis of lower urinary tract and UUT-TCC.