Sepsis

Current Perspectives in Pathophysiology and Therapy

ISBN: 978-3-642-85038-7 (Print) 978-3-642-85036-3 (Online)

Table of contents (42 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVI

  2. Definition/Prognosis

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      Pages 1-1

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      Sepsis and Septic Shock: Update on Definitions

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      Pages 16-22

      Clinical Manifestations and Prognostic Indicators in Sepsis

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      Pages 23-37

      What Determines Prognosis in Sepsis? Evidence for a Comprehensive Individual Patient Risk Assessment Approach to the Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials

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      Pages 38-49

      A Scoring System for Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

  3. Pathogenesis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 51-51

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      Pages 53-60

      Endotoxemia and Sepsis: Important Roles for Lipopolysaccharide Binding Protein and CD14 in Endotoxin Signal Transduction

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      Pages 61-85

      Bacterial Exotoxins and Sepsis

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      Pages 86-106

      Bacterial Translocation: Myth versus Reality

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      Pages 107-121

      Tumor Necrosis Factor and Other Cytokines in Septic Syndrome

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      Pages 122-135

      Role of Oxygen Free Radicals in the Pathophysiology of Sepsis

  4. Pathophysiology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 137-137

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      Pages 139-149

      Cardiocirculation in Sepsis

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      Pages 150-162

      A Current View of Oxygen Supply Dependency

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      Pages 163-173

      Sepsis and Nutritional Blood Flow

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      Pages 174-180

      Endothelial Cell Function in the Critically Ill

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      Pages 181-190

      Sepsis and Cellular Metabolism

  5. Monitoring

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 191-191

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      Pages 193-213

      Monitoring of O2 Transport and Tissue Oxygenation in Septic Shock

  6. Therapy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 215-215

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      Pages 217-227

      Sepsis-Related Problems in Pediatric Patients

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      Pages 228-238

      Definitions and Therapy of Sepsis

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      Pages 239-245

      Role of Surgical Intervention in the Prevention and Therapy of Sepsis

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      Pages 246-255

      Antibacterial Treatment of Sepsis

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      Pages 256-265

      Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach in Invasive Fungal Infections of Intensive Care Unit Patients

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