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Table 6 Postoperative serum C-reactive protein (CRP)/albumin ratio below or above the cutoff point (11) in the two groups

From: Effects of preoperative feeding with a whey protein plus carbohydrate drink on the acute phase response and insulin resistance. A randomized trial

CRP/albumin ratio Group CO
N(%)
Group CHO-P
N(%)
Above 6 (66.7)* 1 (12.5)
Below 3 (33.3) 7 (87.5)
Total 9 8
  1. CO = control group; CHO-P = whey protein group.
  2. .*, p = 0,04