C-reactive protein in liver cancer surgery.

  title={C-reactive protein in liver cancer surgery.},
  author={Gareth Morris-Stiff and Dhanny Gomez and Kondragunta R Prasad},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  volume={34 7},
AIMS The aim of this article is to review the current state of knowledge with regard to the importance of C-reactive protein (CRP) in patients undergoing hepatic resection for malignancy both in terms of its role as an acute phase reactant and predictor of outcome. METHODS An electronic search was performed of the medical literature using the MEDLINE database to identify relevant articles that included the search terms: C-reactive protein; CRP; hepatocellular carcinoma; colorectal liver… CONTINUE READING