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Cloning and chromosomal mapping of an orphan chemokine receptor: mouse RDC1
Abstract Degenerate RT-PCR was used to identify a new seven-transmembrane-spanning receptor expressed in astrocytes. A receptor, termed RDC1, displaying the characteristic structural features of aExpand
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Definitions of hypotension after spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section: literature search and application to parturients
Background: Spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section may cause hypotension, jeopardizing the foetus and its mother. We aimed to identify the spectrum of definitions of hypotension used in theExpand
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Influence of different volume therapies and pentoxifylline infusion on circulating soluble adhesion molecules in critically ill patients.
OBJECTIVE To study the influence of long-term volume therapy with different solutions and continuous administration of pentoxifylline on plasma concentrations of circulating adhesion molecules. Expand
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Tumor Necrosis Factor Gene Polymorphisms, Leukocyte Function, and Sepsis Susceptibility in Blunt Trauma Patients
ABSTRACT The tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) −308 G/A and TNF-β NcO1 polymorphisms have been described to be associated with an increased risk for sepsis in critically ill patients. FunctionalExpand
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The Effects of Albumin Versus Hydroxyethyl Starch Solution on Cardiorespiratory and Circulatory Variables in Critically III Patients
Sufficient intravascular fluid therapy is of major importance in the treatment of the critically ill patient.The present study assessed whether the cardiorespiratory response of long-term volumeExpand
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Pregabalin in patients with central neuropathic pain: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of a flexible-dose regimen
&NA; The effective treatment of patients suffering from central neuropathic pain remains a clinical challenge, despite a standard pharmacological approach in combination with anticonvulsants andExpand
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Vasopressors for the management of hypotension after spinal anesthesia for elective caesarean section. Systematic review and cumulative meta‐analysis
Phenylephrine use has been recommended over ephedrine for the management of hypotension after spinal anesthesia for elective caesarean section. The evidence for this is rather limited because inExpand
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Linkage disequilibrium between tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha-308 G/A promoter and TNF-beta NcoI polymorphisms: Association with TNF-alpha response of granulocytes to endotoxin stimulation.
OBJECTIVE Controversial data have been reported on the association between the tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha-308 G[U279C]A promoter polymorphism or the TNF-alpha I polymorphism with TNF-alphaExpand
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Can the interleukin-6 response to endotoxin be predicted? Studies of the influence of a promoter polymorphism of the interleukin-6 gene, gender, the density of the endotoxin receptor CD14, and
OBJECTIVES To evaluate whether the -174 G/C promoter polymorphism of the interleukin-6 gene, gender, the monocyte density of the endotoxin receptor CD14, or the inflammatory cytokines tumor necrosisExpand
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Age changes in pain perception: A systematic-review and meta-analysis of age effects on pain and tolerance thresholds
HIGHLIGHTSAging decreases sensitivity for pain of low intensity.Reduced sensitivity is especially apparent for heat pain and for pain applied to the head.Age‐related increases in pain thresholds areExpand
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