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Significance of lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (an acute phase protein) in monitoring critically ill patients
IntroductionThe present study was conducted to assess the value of serum concentration of lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (LBP) in patients with systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS),… Expand
Sepsis is the most frequent cause of death in non-coronary intensive care units (ICUs). In the past 10 years, progress has been made in the early identification of septic patients and in their… Expand
Induction of procalcitonin in liver transplant patients treated with anti-thymocyte globulin
IntroductionThe aim of this study was to compare the early postoperative kinetics of procalcitonin (PCT) and C-reactive protein (CRP) serum levels in patients undergoing orthotopic liver… Expand
Blood levels of copeptin on admission predict outcomes in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors treated with therapeutic hypothermia
IntroductionPrognostic stratification of cardiac arrest survivors is essential for the selection of the most appropriate therapeutic strategy. However, accurate early outcome predictions for this… Expand
EXPRESSION PROFILING: TOWARD AN APPLICATION IN SEPSIS DIAGNOSTICS
Sepsis is a common and serious health problem whereby improvements in diagnosis are crucial in increasing survival rates. To test whether profiling transcription is applicable to sepsis diagnosis, we… Expand
Alteration in lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 levels during acute coronary syndrome and its relationship to standard biomarkers
- P. Ostadal, D. Vondrakova, A. Krűger, M. Janotka, H. Psotova, M. Prucha
- Biology, Medicine
- Lipids in Health and Disease
- 10 November 2012
BackgroundLipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) probably plays an important role in the development of acute coronary syndrome (ACS); elevated levels of Lp-PLA2 are associated with a… Expand
Immunotherapy of Sepsis: Blind Alley or Call for Personalized Assessment?
- M. Prucha, R. Zazula, S. Russwurm
- Archivum Immunologiae et Therapiae Experimentalis
- 1 February 2017
Sepsis is the most frequent cause of death in noncoronary intensive care units. In the past 10 years, progress has been made in the early identification of septic patients and their treatment. These… Expand
[Comparison of procalcitonin, interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein in the differential diagnosis of patients with sepsis syndrome in intensive care units].
UNLABELLED One of the most difficult tasks in differential diagnosis of patients with septic syndrome at the Intensive Care Units is to differentiate between infection and non-infection etiology of… Expand