Redox regulation of neutrophil apoptosis and the systemic inflammatory response syndrome.


SIRS (systemic inflammatory response syndrome) may result from a wide variety of non-infective insults. Surgery is a recognized cause of SIRS, the onset of which can have adverse prognostic significance. Neutrophil activation is a key histopathological feature of SIRS, and neutrophil clearance through programmed cell death or apoptosis is an essential step… (More)


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