1. Predictive role of high sensitive C-reactive protein in early onset mortality after ischemic stroke.

Shahrzad Mohebbi; Mojdeh Ghabaee; Majid Ghaffarpour; Ali Pasha Meisami; Reza Shah Siah; Mohammad Reza Mousavi Mirkala; Maryam Pour Ashraf; Mahbubeh Yaghubi

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2012, , Pages 135-139

Abstract
  Background: High sensitive C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) is a systemic inflammatory marker that is produced in a large amount by hepatocytes in response to interleukin-1 (IL-1), IL-6 and tumor necrosis factor after ischemic stroke.Methods: Measurement of hs-CRP in the first 24 hours of onset in 162 patients ...  Read More