Gut Dysfunction in Critical Illness

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ISBN: 978-3-642-80226-3 (Print) 978-3-642-80224-9 (Online)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XII

  2. Gastrointestinal Structure and Function

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      Pages 2-2

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      Pathophysiology of Gut Dysfunction in Shock and Sepsis

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      Pages 12-24

      Intestinal Mucosal Hyperpermeability in Critical Illness

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      Pages 25-52

      Molecular Mechanisms of Intestinal Injury, Repair, and Growth

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      Pages 53-64

      Regulation of Gut Perfusion

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      Pages 65-75

      Regulation of Gut Oxygen Delivery, Cellular Oxygen Supply and Metabolic Activity

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      Pages 76-101

      Immunology of the Gut

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      Pages 102-113

      Mast Cells and Neutrophils in Intestinal Ischemia/Reperfusion

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      Pages 114-128

      Clinical Markers of Gastrointestinal Dysfunction

  3. Bacterial Translocation

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      Pages 129-129

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      Pages 131-149

      Bacterial Translocation: Intestinal Epithelial Permeability

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      Pages 150-163

      Is Bacterial Translocation Clinically Relevant?

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      Pages 164-176

      Experimental Multiple Organ Failure and Gut Dysfunction

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      Pages 177-188

      Intestinal Cytokines

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      Pages 189-201

      Selective Decontamination of the Digestive Tract

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      Pages 202-216

      Increased Gastrointestinal Permeability

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      Pages 217-229

      Gut Dysfunction in Trauma Patients

  4. Gut Perfusion

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      Pages 231-231

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      Pages 233-245

      Gastrointestinal Mucosal Ischemia

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      Pages 246-263

      Monitoring Gut Perfusion

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      Pages 264-279

      Effects of Pharmacologic Agents on Splanchnic Blood Flow

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      Pages 280-293

      Therapeutic Options to Increase Splanchnic Blood Flow

  5. Gut Metabolism

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      Pages 295-295

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      Pages 297-306

      Gastrointestinal Exocrine Failure in Critical Illness

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