M W Nijsten
Affiliation: University Hospital Groningen
Country: The Netherlands
- Hyperglycaemic index as a tool to assess glucose control: a retrospective studyMathijs Vogelzang
Department of Surgery, Groningen University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
Crit Care 8:R122-7. 2004..HGI was the only significant glucose measure in binary logistic regression. CONCLUSION: HGI exhibited a better relation with outcome than other glucose indices. HGI is a useful measure of glucose control in critically ill patients...
- Procalcitonin behaves as a fast responding acute phase protein in vivo and in vitroM W Nijsten
Department of Surgery, University Hospital Groningen, and the Groningen Institute for Drug Studies, The Netherlands
Crit Care Med 28:458-61. 2000..The source of production and its mechanism of induction are unknown. We investigated the inducibility of PCT both in vivo and in vitro and compared the behavior of PCT with those of SAA and CRP...
- Blunted rise in platelet count in critically ill patients is associated with worse outcomeM W Nijsten
Department of Surgery, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
Crit Care Med 28:3843-6. 2000..Low PCs are known to be associated with disease severity in critically ill patients, but the relevance of time-dependent changes of PCs has not been investigated...