The systemic inflammatory response syndrome in cirrhotic patients: relationship with their in-hospital outcome.

@article{Cazzaniga2009TheSI,
  title={The systemic inflammatory response syndrome in cirrhotic patients: relationship with their in-hospital outcome.},
  author={Massimo Cazzaniga and Elena Dionigi and Giulia Gobbo and Alessia Fioretti and Valentina Monti and Francesco G. Salerno},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={475-82}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Some evidence suggests that the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) contributes to the poor outcome of cirrhotic patients. We studied 141 cirrhotic patients consecutively admitted to a tertiary referral centre assessing prevalence of SIRS and its relationship with in-hospital outcome. METHODS Presence of SIRS was assessed on… CONTINUE READING