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An increase in oxygen tension is an important factor in decreasing pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR) at birth. Birth asphyxia results in acidosis and increased PVR. We determined the effect of… (More)
We tested the contribution of four staphylococcal components - PSM-α, PSM-β, δ-toxin, and PVL - in triggering macrophage secretion of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and interleukins 6 (IL-6) and 12… (More)
Background. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can stimulate massive cytokine release. Ketamine suppresses tumor necrosis factor (TNF) secretion by MRSA-stimulated RAW264.7… (More)
BACKGROUND Balloon atrial septostomy is performed in infants with dextro-transposition of the great arteries to improve oxygenation before surgery. It is performed in the catheterisation laboratory… (More)
Balloon Atrial Septostomy (BAS) is a common procedure performed in infants with dextro-Transposition of the Great Arteries (d-TGA). BAS improves oxygenation by improving mixing of oxygenated and… (More)
Myocarditis is a disease characterized by inflammation in the myocardium that results in cardiac-histologic and anatomical alterations as well as functional derangements secondary to myocardial… (More)