Search Tag: PSP

Sepsis

Pancreatic Stone Protein Testing Reduces Expenditure in Sepsis

2022 02 Aug

Sepsis is a life-threatening organ dysfunction and a cause of significant morbidity and mortality. In addition, the high number of sepsis cases is a significant economic burden for healthcare systems. Statistics show that sepsis was the most expensive condition treated in the U.S. in 2013, costing nearly $24 billion. An analysis of Medicare claims... Read more

Sepsis

Accuracy of Pancreatic Stone Protein for Diagnosis of Infection

2022 12 Jul

Severe infections cause significant morbidity and mortality among hospitalised patients. Early detection of life-threatening infections is crucial to improving outcomes. However, none of the circulating blood biomarkers that have been investigated have been found to detect life-threatening infection quickly or accurately. Despite sub-optimal results,... Read more

Sepsis

Pancreatic Stone Protein (PSP) Sepsis Test on the Abioscope® Point-Of-Care Platform

2022 06 Jun

1. Sepsis: the Need for Speed Sepsis is a life-threatening form of organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection 1 . This extremely heterogeneous and dynamic syndrome is the result of complex interactions between invading microorganisms and the host’s immune system. Disruption of the host’s ability to maintain immune homeostasis... Read more

ICU Management

Practical Implementation of the Pancreatic Stone Protein Sepsis Test

2022 25 May

An overview of a discussion on sepsis and the Pancreatic Stone Protein (PSP) biomarker by Dr João Pereira, Hospital De Vila Franca De Xira, Portugal and how it can be used for early diagnosis of sepsis and facilitate decision-making regarding the administration of antibiotics. The discussion was chaired by Prof Pedro Póvoa, coordinator of... Read more

Sepsis

Abionic's Unique Sepsis Detection Solution

2022 21 Apr

Based in Switzerland, Abionic is an in vitro diagnostic company, uniquely positioned at the intersection of medical technology, biotechnology and nanotechnology. The company has developed an unparalleled nanofluidic technology-based platform, the abioSCOPE® to offer patients fast blood test results right at the Point-of-Care (PoC). The abioSCOPE® is... Read more

Sepsis

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

ICU Management

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

ICU Management

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

Sepsis

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

Sepsis

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