Mechanisms of Organ Dysfunction in Critical Illness

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ISBN: 978-3-540-42692-9 (Print) 978-3-642-56107-8 (Online)

Table of contents (28 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVI

  2. Mitochondrial Biology

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      Pages 1-1

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      Cellular Responses to Hypoxia: Role of Oxidant Signal Transduction

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      Pages 17-39

      The Mitochondrial Permeability Transition: A‘Pore’Way to Die

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      Pages 40-51

      Cytopathic Hypoxia in Circulatory Shock: The Role of Poly (ADP-Ribose) Synthetase Activation

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      Pages 52-68

      Derangements in Cellular Oxygen Metabolism

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      Pages 69-91

      Pharmacologic and Metabolic Mitochondrial Rescue

  3. Leukocytes and Cell Signaling Mechanisms in Inflammation

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      Pages 93-93

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      Pages 95-109

      Role of Leukocytes in Sepsis and Lung Injury

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      Pages 110-123

      Dysregulated Neutrophil Apoptosis in the Pathogenesis of Organ Injury in Critical Illness

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      Pages 124-136

      Does Apoptosis Play a Role in the Development of Sepsis-Induced Myocardial Dysfunction?

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      Pages 137-145

      The Intracellular Signaling Pathways of Inflammatory Stress

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      Pages 146-158

      Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines: Double-Edged Swords in the Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infection

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      Pages 159-171

      Organ-Organ Interactions in Multiple Organ Failure

  4. Microcirculatory Dysfunction

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      Pages 173-173

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      Pages 175-190

      Endothelial Cell Dysfunction and Abnormal Tissue Perfusion

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      Pages 191-202

      The Microcirculation in Sepsis

  5. Lung and Kidney

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      Pages 203-203

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      Pages 205-221

      Pulmonary Vascular Dysfunction

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      Pages 222-226

      Pulmonary Epithelial Injury: Clinical and Experimental Evidence for a Major Role in Acute Lung Injury and Multiple Organ Dysfunction

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      Pages 227-238

      Ischemia-Induced Derangements in the Actin Cytoskeleton: Mechanisms and Functional Significance

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      Pages 239-252

      Multiple Organ Failure and the Kidney

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      Pages 253-264

      Apoptosis in Renal Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

  6. Gastrointestinal Tract

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      Pages 265-265

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      Pages 267-281

      Local Muscularis Inflammatory Mechanisms of Ileus

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      Pages 282-300

      Mechanisms Responsible for Intestinal Barrier Dysfunction in Critical Illness

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