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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Novotny, AR; Emmanuel, K; Ulm, K; Bartels, H; Siewert, JR; Weighardt, H; Holzmann, B 
Titel:
Blood interleukin 12 as preoperative predictor of fatal postoperative sepsis after neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy. 
Abstract:
INTRODUCTION: The value of preoperative whole-blood interleukin (IL) 12 levels in predicting death from postoperative sepsis was evaluated, in patients stratified by underlying malignancy, neoadjuvant tumour treatment and surgical procedure. METHODS: Blood samples were collected from 1444 patients before major surgery. Whole blood was incubated with Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and IL-12 production in supernatants was assessed by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. The prognostic imp...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Br J Surg 
Jahr:
2006 
Band / Volume:
93 
Heft / Issue:
10 
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
1283-9 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0007-1323 
TUM Einrichtung:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik; r Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie