Critical Care - Volume 14, issue 5

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1466-609X
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1364-8535

Abstract

Introduction

Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) has been shown to improve survival in rodent models of lethal hemorrhage. Conversely, other authors have reported that inhibition of endogenous H2S production improves hemodynamics and reduces organ injury after hemorrhagic shock. Since all

Journal: Critical Care, vol. 14, no. 5, 2010

Abstract

Introduction

Recently, we reported that high levels of resistin are present in the peripheral blood of patients with intracerebral hemorrhage and are associated with a poor outcome. However, not much is known regarding the change in plasma resistin and its relation with mortality after traumatic b

Journal: Critical Care, vol. 14, no. 5, 2010

Abstract

Introduction

Hyponatremia in the intensive care unit (ICU) is most commonly related to inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (SIADH). Fluid restriction is difficult to apply in these patients. We wanted to report the treatment of hyponatremia with urea in these patients.

Methods

Two

Journal: Critical Care, vol. 14, no. 5, 2010