Friday 10 September 2021

77th Saturday Summit: WACEM Weekly Global e-Grand Rounds on Neutrophil Leucocyte Ratios in Traumatic Head Injury


4th September 2021

The NLR = Number of neutrophils divided by Number of lymphocytes.  In Inflammation the number of neutrophils increases, while the number of lymphocytes decreases.  

This Ratio was used to analyze large amounts of Data in Traumatic Brain Injury and Outcomes of that Data were discussed in Detail.

The Teams from The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal presented their analysis in great detail followed by a very proactive discussion on importance of N/L Ratio in Emergency Medicine and Trauma. 4th September 2021.

The Discussion was led by Prof. Amit Agrawal Chief of Trauma at AIIMS, Bhopal. 

Some of the Latest Articles worth a read:

Djordjevic D, Rondovic G, Surbatovic M, et al. Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio, Monocyte-to-Lymphocyte Ratio, Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratio, and Mean Platelet Volume-to-Platelet Count Ratio as Biomarkers in Critically Ill and Injured Patients: Which Ratio to Choose to Predict Outcome and Nature of Bacteremia?. Mediators Inflamm. 2018;2018:3758068. Published 2018 Jul 15. doi:10.1155/2018/3758068

Park JM. Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in trauma patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017;82(1):225-226. doi:10.1097/TA.0000000000001266

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