Malgorzata Lipinska-Gediga

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This study was designed to assess the ethical attitudes and practices of intensive care physicians regarding life-sustaining treatment in intensive care units (ICUs) in Poland. A questionnaire was distributed to intensive care physicians taking part in a national medical congress. Participation in the study was voluntary and anonymous. A total of 400(More)
BACKGROUND To establish the prognostic and discriminative value of the pro-atrial natriuretic peptide (pro-ANP) level in patients with severe sepsis or septic shock. PATIENTS AND METHODS An observational and prospective study was conducted on 50 critically ill patients with severe sepsis or septic shock. Measurements of the level of procalcitonin (PCT)(More)
Sepsis is complex syndrome with endothelial barrier integrity compromise, contributing to end-organ dysfunction. Some findings have established that markers of septic endothelial activation are associated with extent of sepsis severity, organ dysfunction and mortality. Endocan is a novel endothelium derived soluble dermatan sulfate proteoglycan and(More)
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