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Plasma cholinesterase correlations in acute surgical and critical illness.

Authors
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  • 1 Hepatobiliary Surgery Unit, Sacro Cuore Catholic University, Rome, Italy. , (Italy)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Minerva chirurgica
Publication Date
Volume
66
Issue
4
Pages
323–327
Identifiers
PMID: 21873967
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

In acute surgical and critical illness CHE mostly behaves as a negative acute phase reactant, independently of the modifications related to other already known factors. This should be taken into account when interpreting the implications of decreased CHE in the clinical setting.

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