Platelet and leukocyte activation correlate with the severity of septic organ dysfunction.

@article{Russwurm2002PlateletAL,
  title={Platelet and leukocyte activation correlate with the severity of septic organ dysfunction.},
  author={Stefan Russwurm and James Vickers and Andreas Meier-Hellmann and Peter Spangenberg and Don L Bredle and Konrad A Reinhart and Wolfgang Loesche},
  journal={Shock},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={
          263-8
        }
}
This study was conducted to investigate the extent of platelet-leukocyte adhesion and platelet, monocyte, and neutrophil activation in septic patients and to analyze whether these variables correlate with the severity of sepsis. Forty-seven patients consecutively admitted to the operative ICU of a University Medical Centre and 12 control patients prior to elective surgery were included in this prospective cohort study. Patients were evaluated daily for sepsis criteria and sepsis-associated… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 69 CITATIONS

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…