Persisting elevation of C-reactive protein after pancreatic resections can indicate developing inflammatory complications.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Serum C-reactive protein (CRP) is an established discriminating factor for necrotizing pancreatitis. In this study, the CRP response with respect to inflammatory postoperative complications was examined in a large, homogeneous series of pancreatic resections in order to define a relevant clinical parameter for early detection of inflammatory… (More)

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