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ICU Management

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 16 Mar

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ICU Management

Immune dysfunction in sepsis

2018 16 Mar

An overview of the recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of immune system dysfunction in sepsis.Sepsis is defined as life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection (Singer et al. 2016). Sepsis-induced immune system dysfunction is an important sequelae of sepsis. The persistence of immune system dysfunction... Read more

IMAGING Management

Biomarkers & Immuno-Oncology World Congress

2018 11 Jun

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ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 30 Nov

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Imaging Biomarkers Roadmap: Bridging the Translational Gap

2016 18 Oct

A paper published in Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology recommends a global standard for scanning biomarkers in cancer, in a move designed to bring research closer to clinical practice. “New imaging bioamrkers need to be established either as useful tools for testing research hypotheses in clinical trials and research studies, or as clinical decision-making... Read more

Executive Health Management

8th Annual Next Generation DX Summit

2016 23 Aug

Next Generation Dx Summit convenes more than 1,000 international diagnostic professionals for valuable networking and comprehensive programming spanning from clinical diagnostics to business strategy. Now in its eighth year, the event has grown to include novel immunotherapy biomarkers, cell-free DNA, companion diagnostics, infectious disease, point-of-care,... Read more

ICU Management

Intensive Care Infection Score Fast and Cost-Effective

2016 03 Aug

The intensive care infection score (ICIS) has potential as a biomarker for infection, according to a study published in critical care. is derived from 5 blood-cell derived parameters that characterise the innate immune response in routine blood samples.Patrick J van der Geest, Erasmus Medical Center, the Netherlands, and colleagues report on the results... Read more

ICU Management

Sepsis Biomarkers in Burns Patients: New Test

2016 12 Jul

A test that uses three biomarkers of neutrophil function on the day of a major burns injury to determine which patients are likely to become septic showed a 98.6 percent certainty.The data highlight burn-induced neutrophil dysfunction and immature granulocyte (IG) release as a potential therapeutic target to reduce susceptibility to bacterial infections... Read more

ICU Management

Biomarkers for Acute Kidney Injury

2016 30 May

Where Are We Now?Acute kidney injury (AKI) has been recognised as a major public health problem. It affects >50% of patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and is associated with serious short- and long-term complications, premature death and high financial healthcare costs (Mehta et al. 2015; Hoste et al. 2015; Lewington et al. 2013). The consensus... Read more