Immune Response In The Critically Ill by John C. MarshallImmune Response In The Critically Ill by John C. Marshall

Immune Response In The Critically Ill

EditorJohn C. Marshall, Jonathan Cohen

Paperback | April 19, 2002

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This book brings together basic scientists or clinicians from a variety of different backgrounds - immunology, infectious diseases or critical care - who share a common interest in understanding the changes that occur in immune responses in sepsis. It provides an up-to-date and unrivalled synthesis of current research in this rapidly developing field.
Title:Immune Response In The Critically IllFormat:PaperbackDimensions:442 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:April 19, 2002Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540425896

ISBN - 13:9783540425892

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Table of Contents

From the contents: The Four Ds of the Danger Model: Distress, Damage, Destruction, and Death.- The Immune Response in Critical Illness: Excessive, Inadequate or Dysregulated.- Genomics of the Sepsis Syndrome.- The Pro-inflammatory Cytokine Cascade.- Inhibitory Cytokines.- Bacterial Toxines Induce Specific Cytokine Patterns in vivo and in vitro.- The Acute Phase Response and Enhancing Resistance to Bacterial Infection.- Cytokines as Mediators of Lung Innate Immunity.- Fetuin Opsonizes Macrophage-Deactivating Cations.- LPS Receptors.- Regulation of Cellular Responses to Bacterial Endotoxin.- The Role of Nitric Oxide in the Initiation of Inflammation in Shock.- Regulation of Neutrophil Activation in Acute Lung Injury and SIRS.- Neutrophils and Acute Lung Injury.- Lymphocyte Activation, Anergy and Apoptosis in Polymicrobial Sepsis.- Programmed Cell Death (Apoptosis) and the Immunologic Derangements of Critical Illness.- The Endothelium as an Immune Organ: Active Player and Passive Target.