Soluble Fas may be a proinflammatory marker after cardiopulmonary bypass in children.

@article{Joashi2002SolubleFM,
  title={Soluble Fas may be a proinflammatory marker after cardiopulmonary bypass in children.},
  author={Umesh C. Joashi and Shane M Tibby and Colin Turner and Anna Mayer and Christina A. Austin and David Anderson and Andrew Durward and Ian A. Murdoch},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={123 1},
  pages={137-44}
}
OBJECTIVES Ischemia-reperfusion injury after cardiopulmonary bypass is known to provoke an inflammatory response, which can be attenuated with steroid pretreatment. Cardiopulmonary bypass is also known to stimulate apoptosis. Induction of the cellular apoptotic cascade occurs via interaction between two membrane receptors: Fas and Fas ligand. Both molecules… CONTINUE READING