Causes of anergy in the surgical patient and its relationship to postoperative sepsis

M. Braga, P. Baccari, M. Cristallo, C. Staudacher, G. Ferrari, S. Scaccabarozzi, S. DiPalo, V. DiCarlo

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Abstract

Between June 1981 and June 1983 the delayed hypersensitivity response (DHR) was studied in 401 patients considered for major surgical procedure: 320 of these patients underwent surgery. The incidence of sepsis and postoperative mortality was higher in anergic and relative anergic patients than in normal responders (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)231-235
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Nutrition
Volume3
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Professions(all)
  • Gastroenterology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)

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