Endothelial activation, dysfunction and permeability during severe infections.


PURPOSE OF REVIEW Over the last few years, there have been major advances in our understanding of the role of the microvascular endothelium in the pathogenesis of severe, systemic infections. RECENT FINDINGS Endothelial activation and dysfunction contribute directly to the morbidity and mortality of sepsis and other, severe systemic infections. The end… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MOH.0b013e328345a3d1


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