Published in Gastroenterology Week, October 19th, 2009
"Serum measurements of C-reactive protein (CRP), interleukin-6, -10 (IL-6, IL-10), and pancreatitis-associated protein (PAP) were performed. The usefulness of each marker for predicting severity was compared with that of Ranson's score. Time of evolution was considered for improving their usefulness. Seventy-one patients were studied. Severe cases had higher levels of all markers, although only IL-10 had better accuracy than...
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