Early diagnostic markers of sepsis after oesophagectomy (including thromboelastography)

@inproceedings{Durila2012EarlyDM,
  title={Early diagnostic markers of sepsis after oesophagectomy (including thromboelastography)},
  author={Miroslav Durila and Jiř{\'i} Bronsk{\'y} and T Harustiak and Alexander Pazdro and Marta Pechov{\'a} and Karel Cvachovec},
  booktitle={BMC anesthesiology},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Early diagnosis of sepsis and its differentiation from the noninfective SIRS is very important in order that treatment can be initiated in a timely and appropriate way. In this study we investigated standard haematological and biochemical parameters and thromboelastography (TEG) in patients who had undergone surgical resection of the oesophagus to find out if changes in any of these parameters could help in early differentiation between SIRS and sepsis development. METHODS We… CONTINUE READING
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