Diagnostic Value of C-reactive Protein and White Blood Cell Counts for Early Detection of Inflammatory Complications After Open Resection of Colorectal Cancer
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01221324
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : October 15, 2010
Last Update Posted : February 13, 2012
Cantonal Hospital of St. Gallen
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ignazio Tarantino, Cantonal Hospital of St. Gallen
Although widely used, there is a lack of evidence concerning diagnostic value of C-reactive protein (CRP) and white blood cell counts (WBC) in the postoperative course. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of CRP and WBC for postoperative inflammatory complications after open resection of colorectal cancer.
Condition or disease
Given Indication for Open Resection of Colorectal Cancer
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Given indication for resection of colorectal cancer