An Argument for Vitamin E Supplementation in the Management of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

@article{Bulger2003AnAF,
  title={An Argument for Vitamin E Supplementation in the Management of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome},
  author={Eileen M. Bulger and Ronald V. Maier},
  journal={Shock},
  year={2003},
  volume={19},
  pages={99-103}
}
The systemic inflammatory response syndrome results from an uncontrolled, overexpression of the normal host inflammatory response, leading to destruction of host tissue and subsequent organ failure. Oxidant stress has been implicated in this process both as a mechanism for direct cellular injury, as well as activation of intracellular signaling cascades within inflammatory cells resulting in progression of the inflammatory response. Vitamin E is an inexpensive, nontoxic, chain-breaking… Expand
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