Tissue Oxygenation In Acute Medicine by William J. SibbaldTissue Oxygenation In Acute Medicine by William J. Sibbald

Tissue Oxygenation In Acute Medicine

EditorWilliam J. Sibbald, Konrad Messmer, Mitchell P. Fink

Paperback | March 5, 2002

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Researchers from many disciplines, with both basic and clinical perspectives, came together in this volume to review and debate issues pertaining to the investigation and control of tissue oxygenation in acute medicine, as well as treatments to improve tissue oxygenation when abnormal. In this latter context, special emphasis is placed on understanding the effect of blood substitutes on the circulation and on the potential roles of this family of compounds in clinical medicine.
Title:Tissue Oxygenation In Acute MedicineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:392 pagesPublished:March 5, 2002Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540425950

ISBN - 13:9783540425953

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Table of Contents

From the contents: Role of the Cardiorespiratory System in Delivering Oxygen.- Intraorgan Heterogeneity of Blood Flow, Oxygen Consumption and Tissue Oxygenation.- The Microcirculation and Tissue Oxygenation.- Oxygen Distribution and Consumption by the Microcirculation and the Determinants of Tissue Survival.- Oxygen Signaling Cascades in Mammalian Cells.- Hypoxic Hypoxia.- Circulatory Hypoxia.- Anemic Hypoxia.- Cellular Responses to Hypoxia: Possible Relevance to Multiple Organ Failure in Critical Illness.- The Mitochondrial Permeability Transition.- Measuring Tissue Oxygenation: The Available Clinical Tools - Oxygen-Derived Variables, Lactate and pHi.- Monitoring the Systemic Circulation in Sepsis with Microelectrodes.- Oxygen Electrodes, Optode Microsensing, Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, Spectrophotometry.- The Optimal and Critical Hemoglobin in Health and Acute Illness.- Hemoglobin-Based Artificial Oxygen Carriers (HBOC).- Perfluorocarbones as Oxygen Carriers.