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Hypertonic saline with or without colloidal solution has been successfully used for treating hemorrhagic shock in animal experiments and clinical studies. Due to its various effects at systemic, organ, and microcirculatory levels, the substance…

Objectives: Deactivation of endothelium-derived relaxing factor due to an increased oxygen radical load during sepsis may contribute to an impairment in microcirculatory blood flow. We investigated whether treatment with the sulfhydryl donor and…

Some investigators have reported that endogenous beta-adrenoceptor tone can provide protection against acute lung injury. Therefore, we tested the effects of beta-adrenoceptor inhibition in mice with acute Escherichia coli pneumonia. Mice were…

Objective: Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of leukocyte activation in septic patients in comparison to two control groups. Design: A prospective clinical study in which the leukocyte oxidative output of whole blood was measured in three…

The streptococcal toxic shocklike syndrome is a recently recognized, multisystem disorder that shares many of the features of staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome, but is caused by toxins elaborated by group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus. We describe…

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