C-reactive protein and gallium scintigraphy in patients after abdominal surgery.

Abstract

BACKGROUND/AIMS Early detection of post-surgical infection is important to decrease mortality in patients after operation. Both C-reactive protein test and gallium-67 scan (gallium scan) are sensitive examinations in the detection of infection. In this study, we compared the diagnostic accuracy of the two modalities in the detection of infection after… (More)

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