The effect of vitamin C on plasma volume in the early stage of sepsis in the rat


BACKGROUND Previous experimental studies have shown that vitamin C has several beneficial effects in sepsis and burns, such as decreased tissue oedema, improved endothelial barrier function and decreased transcapillary leakage of plasma markers. It has still not been investigated, though, if vitamin C has any impact specifically on plasma volume. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/2197-425X-2-11


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