Table 5

Postoperative serum C-reactive protein (CRP) below or above the cutoff point (48 mg/L) in the two groups.

CRP

Group CO

N(%)

Group CHO-P

N(%)


Above

5(55.5)*

0 (0)

Below

4 (44.5)

8 (100)

Total

9

8


CO = control group; CHO-P = whey protein group.

*p = 0,03

Perrone et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:66   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-66

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