The rate of loss of albumin to the tissue spaces (measured as transcapillary escape rate) rose by more than 300% in patients with septic shock, and the average increase within 7 h of cardiac surgery was 100%. The transcapillary escape rate in cachectic cancer patients was twice that of a group of healthy individuals. The rate of loss of albumin to the… (More)
* Residente em Psiquiatria do Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre (HCPA). ** Mestrando em Psiquiatria da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS).