Peri-operative changes in serum immune markers after trauma: a systematic review.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Surgery is a posttraumatic immune stimulus which contributes to the systemic inflammatory response syndrome and multiple organ failure (MOF). Serum markers may facilitate post-injury immune monitoring, predict complications and guide the timing of surgery. AIM To evaluate whether immune markers increase after surgery in trauma patients, if… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2013.12.002

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