María Heredia-Rodríguez

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, Jesús Blanco 5,6 † and for the EXPRESS (Expresión Génica en Sepsis) and GRECIA (Grupo de Estudios y Análisis en Cuidados Intensivos) groups Polynuclear neutrophils can play dual roles in sepsis: on the one hand they mediate major antimicrobial activities and on the other hand they can contribute to the development of multiple organ failure [1].(More)
INTRODUCTION The risk of mortality in cardiac surgery is generally evaluated using preoperative risk-scale models. However, intraoperative factors may change the risk factors of patients, and the organism functionality parameters determined upon ICU admittance could therefore be more relevant in deciding operative mortality. The goals of this study were to(More)
BACKGROUND Sepsis is a life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection, being the primary cause of death from infection, especially if not recognized and treated promptly. The aim of this study was to analyze whether IL-6 rs1800795 polymorphism is associated with septic shock-related death in European white patients(More)
Unfortunately, the original version of this supplement [1] contained errors in two of the abstracts; P037 and P127. Please see details below. In P037, the image presented as Figure eight is incorrect. The correct figure is shown below (Fig. 1). permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to(More)
BACKGROUND Despite the significant impact of nosocomial infections on the morbidity and mortality of patients staying in the intensive care unit (ICU), no study over the past 20 years has focused specifically on VAP following secondary peritonitis. The objective of the present study was to determine in-hospital mortality and epidemiological features(More)
After Publication of the original article [1] it has been brought to our attention that none of the tables referred to in the text have been included in the article. Tables 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 are now displayed below. permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and(More)
Mitochondrial DNA variants may contribute to differences in mitochondrial function, leading to an altered immune system. The aim of this study was to analyze the relationship between mtDNA haplogroups and the development of chronic allograft dysfunction in patients with kidney transplant. A retrospective observational study was carried out on 261 patients(More)
This peer-reviewed article can be downloaded, printed and distributed freely for any purposes (see copyright notice below). permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Abstract Introduction: Risk of mortality in cardiac surgery is generally evaluated using
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