Inflammatory markers as early predictors of infection after colorectal surgery: the same cut-off values in laparoscopy and laparotomy?

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Date publication

avril 2017


International journal of colorectal disease


Membres identifiés du Cancéropôle Est :
Pr BINQUET Christine, Dr FACY Olivier, Pr ORTEGA DEBALLON Pablo, Pr RAT Patrick, Dr ORRY David, Dr PAQUETTE Brice

Tous les auteurs :
Facy O, Paquette B, Orry D, Santucci N, Rat P, Rat P, Binquet C, Ortega-Deballon P


C-reactive protein and procalcitonin are reliable early predictors of infection after colorectal surgery. However, the inflammatory response is lower after laparoscopy as compared to open surgery. This study analyzed whether a different cutoff value of inflammatory markers should be chosen according to the surgical approach.

Mots clés

Anastomotic leak, C-reactive protein, Diagnostic accuracy, Intra-abdominal infection, Laparoscopy, Procalcitonin


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