C-reactive protein (CRP) is used for monitoring post-operative inflammation (POI) and detecting infectious complications. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of visceral obesity (VO) on acute POI measured through CRP after elective laparoscopic colorectal resection.

Visceral obesity enhances inflammatory response after laparoscopic colorectal resection

Conti, Cristian;Pedrazzani, Corrado
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Turri, Giulia;Gecchele, Gabriele;Ruzzenente, Andrea;Zamboni, Giulia A;Lippi, Giuseppe;Guglielmi, Alfredo
2021

Abstract

C-reactive protein (CRP) is used for monitoring post-operative inflammation (POI) and detecting infectious complications. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of visceral obesity (VO) on acute POI measured through CRP after elective laparoscopic colorectal resection.
C-reactive protein; inflammation; laparoscopy; surgical stress response; visceral obesity
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