Circulating endothelin-1 and tumor necrosis factor-α: early predictors of mortality in patients with septic shock

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Objectives: To determine the predictive value of early determination of tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α, TNF-α 1 and 2 soluble receptors (sTNFR1 and sTNFR2) and endothelin-1 (ET-1) for mortality in patients with septic shock.¶Design: Prospective study.¶Setting: Intensive care unit of a university hospital.¶Patients: Twenty-one patients with septic shock… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s001340051154

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