[C-reactive protein, white blood cell and body temperature following cardiovascular surgery, as predicting factors of postoperative infection].

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The aim of this study is to clarify the relationship between CRP and postoperative infection after cardiovascular surgery. We had 5 cases of surgical site infection, and 3 cases of infective endocarditis (IE) among 57 patients selected for this study out of 405 patients who had undergone cardiovascular surgery from May 1995 to March 2005. CRP, WBC and body… (More)

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@article{Suzuki2006CreactivePW, title={[C-reactive protein, white blood cell and body temperature following cardiovascular surgery, as predicting factors of postoperative infection].}, author={Satoru Suzuki and Yoshiyuki Haga and Kiyoshi Hashizume and Akira Murayama and San-e Ishikawa and Akira Takahashi and Hideaki Kanki and Akihiro Kume and Satoshi Kuwabara}, journal={Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery}, year={2006}, volume={59 13}, pages={1146-53} }