Plasma protein synthesized by the liver. It has a high value in nutrition as it is a measure of the protein intake and for undernourishment. Albumin has a high prognostic value for postoperative complications for values below 35 g/l. In case of hepatic or renal dysfunction, the value is not reliable.


Public Health Postoperative Complication Plasma Protein Social Policy Renal Dysfunction 
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