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Title Sepsis : pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory responses : good, bad or ugly? / volume editors, Heiko Herwald, Arne Egesten
Published Basel : Karger, 2011

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Description 1 online resource
Series Contributions to microbiology ; v. 17
Contributions to microbiology ; v. 17. 1420-9519
Contents Roger C. Bone, MD and the evolving paradigms of sepsis / Balk, R. -- Clinical aspects of sepsis / Holub, M.; Z√°vada, J. -- Virulence factors of gram-negative bacteria in sepsis with a focus on Neisseria meningitidis / Livorsi, D.J.; Stenehjem, E.; Stephens, D.S. -- Molecular mechanisms of sepsis / Russell, J.A. [and others] -- Pro-inflammatory mechanisms in sepsis / Chong, D.L.W.; Sriskandan, S. -- Anti-inflammatory mechanisms of sepsis / Shubin, N.J.; Monaghan, S.F.; Ayala, A. -- Regulation of pro- and anti-inflammatory host responses / van der Poll, T.; van Zoelen, M.A.D.; Wiersinga, W.J. -- Future perspectives on regulating pro- and anti-inflammatory responses in sepsis / Delsesto, D., Opal, S.M
Summary Sepsis is a serious condition that is associated with high mortality despite advanced modern medical treatment. Recent years have witnessed novel paradigms describing host responses in sepsis. In particular, the delicate balance between pro- and anti-inflammatory reactions has been subject to intense research. This volume in the book series 'Contributions to Microbiology' presents the state of the art in this rapidly expanding field of research. Leading international experts have contributed with reviews on the most relevant topics in the field such as clinical aspects, pathways of sepsis and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Septicemia -- Immunological aspects
Inflammation -- Immunological aspects.
Sepsis -- immunology
Inflammation -- immunology
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Contagious.
MEDICAL -- Infectious Diseases.
Inflammation -- Immunological aspects.
Sepsis.
Immunologie.
Entz√ľndung.
Form Electronic book
Author Herwald, Heiko
Egesten, Arne
S. Karger (Firm)
ISBN 9783805597111
3805597118