Change in plasma gelsolin level after traumatic brain injury.

@article{Xu2012ChangeIP,
  title={Change in plasma gelsolin level after traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Jin-fang Xu and Wei-guo Liu and Xiao-qiao Dong and Song-Bin Yang and Jing Fan},
  journal={The journal of trauma and acute care surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={72 2},
  pages={491-6}
}
BACKGROUND Plasma gelsolin depletion has been associated with poor outcome of critically ill patients. However, there is a paucity of data available on circulating plasma gelsolin concentration in traumatic brain injury (TBI). Thus, we sought to investigate change in plasma gelsolin level after TBI and to evaluate its relation with disease outcome. METHODS Fifty healthy controls and 94 patients with acute severe TBI were included. Plasma samples were obtained on admission and at days 1, 2, 3… CONTINUE READING