Inflammation, Myocardial Dysfunction, and Mortality in Children With Septic Shock: An Observational Study

@article{Carmona2013InflammationMD,
  title={Inflammation, Myocardial Dysfunction, and Mortality in Children With Septic Shock: An Observational Study},
  author={F{\'a}bio Carmona and Paulo Henrique Manso and Vanessa da Silva Silveira and Fernando Q Cunha and Margaret de Castro and Ana Paula de Carvalho Panzeri Carlotti},
  journal={Pediatric Cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={35},
  pages={463-470}
}
We aimed to investigate whether nuclear factor kappa-B activation, as evaluated by gene expression of its inhibitor (I-κBα) and cytokine serum levels, was associated with myocardial dysfunction and mortality in children with septic shock. Twenty children with septic shock were prospectively enrolled and grouped according to ejection fraction (EF) <45… CONTINUE READING