Mechanisms of Sepsis-Induced Organ Dysfunction and Recovery

  • Edward Abraham
  • Mervyn Singer

Part of the Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (volume 44)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Setting the Scene

    1. J. L. Vincent
      Pages 1-14
  3. The Inflammatory Response

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. J. Texereau, V. Lemiale, J. -P. Mira
      Pages 17-33
    3. C. Kaech, T. Calandra
      Pages 55-66
    4. J. Carré, M. Singer, S. Moncada
      Pages 77-95
    5. Z. Bromberg, Y. G. Weiss, C. S. Deutschman
      Pages 113-121
    6. D. C. J. Howell, R. C. Chambers, G. J. Laurent
      Pages 123-135
    7. G. Bellingan
      Pages 137-157
  4. The Cellular Immune Respone

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. J. Pugin
      Pages 203-210
    3. W. C. Aird
      Pages 211-227
  5. Mechanisms and Pathways of Dysfunction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 237-237
    2. D. De Backer
      Pages 239-247

About these proceedings


There have been tremendous advances in understanding the cellular mechanisms involved in sepsis and contributing to the development of multiple organ dysfunction and mortality in this setting. The chapters in this book provide up-to-date insights into important pathways that are initiated by sepsis.


Acute Lung Injury Criticall Illness Sepsis central nervous system immune system inflammation mortality muscle shock

Editors and affiliations

  • Edward Abraham
    • 1
  • Mervyn Singer
    • 2
  1. 1.Health Sciences Center, Division Pulmonary & Critical Care MedicineUniversity of ColoradoDenverUSA
  2. 2.Bloomsbury Institute of Intensive Care, Division MedicineUniversity College HospitalLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-30157-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-30328-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0933-6788
  • About this book