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Biomarkers to Identify Acute Kidney Injury for Early Sepsis Detection

2021 23 Mar

Early recognition of sepsis is vital for improving patient outcomes. If detected on time, sepsis can be treated with antibiotics and source control, recognition and reversal of shock and organ support. The three most common organ dysfunctions in sepsis are cardiovascular, renal and respiratory. Cardiovascular and respiratory organ dysfunctions are... Read more

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Resurgence of the BUN :Creatinine Ratio In Severe Illness: COVID-19, Sepsis, And Trauma

2021 31 Mar

Speakers John Toffaletti, Ph.D. Professor of Pathology, Director of ABG and CPED Labs Duke University Medical Center Dennis Begos, MD, FACS, FACRS Associate Medical Director, Medical and Scientific Affair Nova Biomedica l Find Nova Medical On Social Media Read more

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Twenty Lessons from 2020: With a Focus on the ICU Perspective

2021 22 Feb

2020 has been an unusual year. As we begin 2021, it is important for intensivists to look back over what has happened and see whether lessons can be learned from our combined experiences . T he year 2020 has been unusual in so many ways and as we start a new year, it is interesting and important as intensivists to look back and reflect on what... Read more

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44th Annual Conference on Shock

2021 12 Oct

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Ortho’s VITROS® B•R•A•H•M•S PCT Assay For Sepsis Now Available

2020 06 Dec

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics , a global leader of in vitro diagnostics dedicated to improving and saving lives through innovative laboratory solutions, received CE Mark for its VITROS ®  B•R•A•H•M•S PCT (Procalcitonin) assay, now commercially available to help clinicians identify sepsis and other severe bacterial infections. Ortho’s newest assay is available... Read more

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Atrial Fibrillation and Sepsis: A Life-Threatening Combination

2020 08 Oct

Almost half of the patients with sepsis suffer from myocardial depression and a reduced ejection fraction. Sepsis can also cause changes in circulating volume, vascular tone, and coronary blood flow, all of which affect heart function and heart rate. Serum catecholamine levels and direct measurements of renal sympathetic nerve activity have shown that... Read more

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Early Identification of Sepsis- Web Symposium

2020 17 Nov

Speakers Prof. Dr Steven Opal Alpert Medical School of Brown University, USA Dr Bruno Francois Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Limoges, France Dr Angelo Giacomucci Unita di Terapia Intensiva, Azienda Ospedaliera di Perugia, Italy Dr Phillipe Eggimann Centre Hopsitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Switzerland   Find Abionic on Social... Read more

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COVID-19: Still Poorly Understood

2020 02 Oct

During the first few months of the coronavirus disease, it was being suggested that severe COVID-19 may represent a hyperimmune disorder, similar to secondary haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (sHLH) and macrophage activation syndrome (MAS). Cytokine storm, elevated plasma levels, ferritin and inflammatory biomarkers are all typical signs of sHLH/MAS.... Read more

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Promising Techniques in Sepsis After Cardiac Surgery

2020 14 Sep

The purpose of this article is to give an up-to-date, comprehensive review on the utilisation of extracorporeal blood purification techniques and immunostimulation in septic patients after cardiac surgery. Introduction Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening state caused by an infection and an inadequate, dysregulated host immune... Read more