2020 DOI: 10.20944/preprints202009.0545.v1 View full text Preprint
BHAVIN Vasavada, hardik patel

Abstract: Aim of study:Aim of this meta-analysis is to evaluate post-operative procalcitonin as a marker to predict post- operative infectious complications after pancreatic surgeries.Material and Methods:Systemic literature search was performed using MEDLINE, EMBASE and to identify studies evaluating the diagnostic accuracy of Procalcitonin (PCT) as a predictor for detecting infectious complications on postoperative days (POD) 3 and 5 following pancreatic surgery. A meta-analysis was performed using random effect model…

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