Molecular diagnostics of prevalent inherited gastrointestinal diseases: II. Colorectal cancer and diseases of the pancreas

Authors: J. Petrášek 1,2;  M. Jirsa 1;  J. Špičák 2
Authors‘ workplace: Laboratoř experimentální hepatologie CEMIKEM Vedoucí: MUDr. Mgr. Milan Jirsa, CSc. 1;  Klinika hepatogastroenterologie IKEM, Přednosta: doc. MUDr. Julius Špičák, CSc. 2
Published in: Prakt. Lék. 2006; 86(11): 654-656
Category: Diagnostis


Molecular diagnostics is essential for the diagnosis of hereditary disorders. In this review we summarize the current knowledge of molecular pathogenesis, diagnostic and screening procedures and their implications for prognosis and treatment of patients with hereditary colon cancer and hereditary pancreatitis.

colorectal cancer, hereditary pancreatitis

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