Craig M Chuhran

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Endothelial dysfunction and loss of nitric oxide (NO) is an integral part of the initiation and maintenance of the inflammatory process such as that occurring in traumatic shock, and is considered responsible for much of the trauma induced microvascular injury. We investigated the effects of a vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in a rat model of(More)
Ischemia followed by reperfusion in the presence of polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNs) results in cardiac contractile dysfunction as well as myocardial injury, due in large part to endothelial dysfunction, upregulation of cell adhesion molecules and subsequent neutrophil induced cardiac injury. We studied the effects of abciximab (ReoPro), an anti-IIb/IIIa(More)
BACKGROUND The Chikungunya (CHIK) virus was recently reported by the CDC to have spread to the United States. We report an early documented case of CHIK from the state of Pennsylvania after a patient recently returned from Haiti in June of 2014. METHODS A 39-year-old man presented to the emergency department complaining of fever, fatigue, polyarthralgias(More)
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