Table 5

Follow-up of circulating CEA

Patient no.Before surgerya (ng/ml)Postsurgerya (ng/ml)Follow-upa (ng/ml)
132.8<5<5 (31 months)
291<5<5 (34 months)
310.8<5<5 (30 months)
410.3<56.8 (48 months)
5<5<5<5 (43 months)
66.9<5<5 (38 months)
782No surgery
85622.119.8 (6 months)
913141 17.7 (22 months)
1026.4<55.7 (58 months)
11247ND565 (24 months)
1220.7NDND
1317.7ND18.7 (4 months)
  • a Normal; <5 ng/ml.

  • b ND, not done.