Affiliation: Chiba University
- Correlation between high blood IL-6 level, hyperglycemia, and glucose control in septic patientsMasataka Nakamura
Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo, Chiba city 2608677, Japan
Crit Care 16:R58. 2012..The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between the blood IL-6 level, the blood glucose level, and glucose control in septic patients...
- Tumor necrosis factor -308 polymorphism (rs1800629) is associated with mortality and ventilator duration in 1057 Caucasian patientsEizo Watanabe
Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
Cytokine 60:249-56. 2012..Therefore, we wished to determine the influence of heredity on predisposition to poor outcome and on duration of ventilator support of intensive care unit (ICU) patients...
- Association between lymphotoxin-alpha (tumor necrosis factor-beta) intron polymorphism and predisposition to severe sepsis is modified by gender and ageEizo Watanabe
Department of Surgery, Section of Acute Critical Care Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
Crit Care Med 38:181-93. 2010....
- Mechanisms of cardiac and renal dysfunction in patients dying of sepsisOsamu Takasu
Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:509-17. 2013..The mechanistic basis for cardiac and renal dysfunction in sepsis is unknown. In particular, the degree and type of cell death is undefined...