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Crp reactive C protein rcp

M C Guisasola, A Ortiz, F Chana, B Alonso, J Vaquero
INTRODUCTION: In the initial phases after polytrauma there is an hyperinflammatory state that sometimes leads to multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) and death, and that appears to be responsible for posttraumatic immunosuppression; among the trigger endogenous stimuli, heat shock proteins (HSPs) have been proposed. The objectives of this study were to analyze if some inflammatory mediators can be considered prognostic biomarkers of outcome, and the possible role of HSPA1A in posttraumatic immunosuppression...
September 2015: Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research: OTSR
I Silva, M Mateus, J C Branco
OBJECTIVE: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) disease activity plays an important role in patients disability. A standardized approach to measure it was achieved by using disease activity score (DAS) based on erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and more recently C-reactive protein (CRP). In this study we will assess the role and influence of ESR and CRP in evaluating and assessing the disease activity. METHODS: This is a retrospective, longitudinal study, whose data was obtained from the national RA patient clinical database BioreportAR (following ACR criteria) under biological disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (BDMARDs), involving 71 patients from CHLO-Hospital Egas Moniz...
October 2010: Acta Reumatológica Portuguesa
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