Tsukasa Nakamura

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OBJECTIVES Receptor for advanced glycation end products (RAGE) plays a role in inflammatory reactions. Soluble RAGE (sRAGE) level is elevated in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome(More)
The authors measured plasma metalloproteinase (MMP)-9 and corresponding monocyte mRNA in 20 patients with septic shock. Plasma MMP-9 concentrations and monocyte MMP-9 mRNA levels were significantly(More)
Objective: To clarify whether plasma concentrations of soluble P-selectin, platelet factor-4 (PF-4) and β-thromboglobulin (βTG) are altered in patients with septic shock and whether polymyxin(More)