Growth Differentiation Factor-15 Is a Predictor of Mortality in Critically Ill Patients with Sepsis


Growth differentiation factor-15 (GDF-15) is a member of the transforming growth factor-β superfamily related to inflammation and macrophage activation. Serum concentrations of GDF-15 can predict poor survival in chronic diseases, but its role in sepsis is obscure. Therefore, we investigated GDF-15 as a prognostic biomarker in critically ill patients. We… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2017/5271203


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