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Correlation between HbA1c and postoperative surgical complications
Correlation between HbA1c and postoperative surgical complications
Document number : 128811
Created by: Alexis Dermedgoglou, 2013-06-24
Last revised by: Ronny Gunnarsson, 2016-06-28
Document created in: James Cook University

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Summary

Scientific title

Determining whether there is a correlation between pre-operative Haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) and post operative complications following surgery.

Abstract for the general public

Plasma haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) reflects mean ambient fasting and postprandial hyperglycaemia over a three month period. This project will aim to clarify the correlation between HbA1c and postoperative complications after elective vascular, orthopaedic and general surgery.

Information for classification purposes

Date commenced

2013-03-10

Date completed

2015-12-31

Advisors, co-workers, project organisation and funding

Tutor

Anna McLean
Cairns Base Hospital
Ronny Gunnarsson
Docent, James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden

Ethics and other project databases

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is not and will not be applied for

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