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Abionic Webinar - Advancing the Diagnosis of Sepsis in the Intensive Care Units

2021 04 Oct

Real world evidence on the practical implementation of the Pancreatic Stone Protein (PSP) Sepsis Test   On the 22nd of September, attendees tuned in to a lively discussion on sepsis chaired by Professor Pedro Póvoa, who is currently coordinator of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in one of the largest hospitals in Lisbon and who is no stranger to the... Read more

Abionic Webinar - Advancing the Diagnosis of Sepsis in the Intensive Care Units

2021 04 Oct

Real world evidence on the practical implementation of the Pancreatic Stone Protein (PSP) Sepsis Test   On the 22nd of September, attendees tuned in to a lively discussion on sepsis chaired by Professor Pedro Póvoa, who is currently coordinator of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in one of the largest hospitals in Lisbon and who is no stranger to the... Read more

Pancreatic Stone Protein found to be an Early Marker for Risk Stratification in Acute Pancreatitis

2021 28 Jul

Context Growing numbers of obesity, alcohol abuse and gallstones are leading to an increase in the incidence of acute pancreatitis. This sudden inflammatory disease of the pancreas usually requires hospitalization due to high mortality and morbidity rates. In some cases, acute pancreatitis can progress to severe pancreatitis, which is characterized... Read more

New Data Confirms the Clinical Benefit of PSP for the Diagnosis of Severe Infections

2021 28 May

Critical Care, the top-ranked open access journal in the field of critical care medicine, published the results of a study led by Lausanne University Hospital’s Dr Philippe Eggimann and Bern University Hospital’s Dr Yok-Ai Que this month [1]. The authors analyzed pooled data from five cohorts showing that the Pancreatic stone protein (PSP) biomarker... Read more

The PSP Biomarker Rises Earlier than CRP and PCT in Sepsis, a New Study Shows

2021 20 Apr

Sepsis is a global healthcare problem, with 50 million cases each year and 11 million related deaths  1 . It’s the life-threatening complication of an infection, in which the host’s immune response to a pathogen damages its own organs. The clinical diagnosis of sepsis relies mostly on signs and symptoms that are neither sensitive nor specific enough... Read more

The PSP Biomarker Rises Earlier than CRP and PCT in Sepsis, a New Study Shows

2021 20 Apr

Sepsis is a global healthcare problem, with 50 million cases each year and 11 million related deaths  1 . It’s the life-threatening complication of an infection, in which the host’s immune response to a pathogen damages its own organs. The clinical diagnosis of sepsis relies mostly on signs and symptoms that are neither sensitive nor specific enough... Read more