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      The effect of homocysteine on the clinical outcomes of ventilated patients with severe sepsis 

      Tsantes, Argirio E.; Tsangaris, I.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Bagos, Pantelis G.; Kopterides, Petros; Antonakos, Georgios; Dimopoulou, Ioanna; Vrioni, G.; Kapsimali, Violetta; Dima, Kleanthi; Armaganidis, Apostolos; Travlou, Anthi S. (2010)
      Background. There is considerable evidence that elevated plasma homocysteine levels are associated with a prothrombotic milieu, whereas activation of the coagulation cascade is an important component of the pathogenesis ...
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      Is the mortality rate for septic shock really decreasing? 

      Christaki, Eirini; Opal, Steven M. (2008)
      Survival rates for patients in septic shock have gradually improved in critical care units worldwide over the last 25 years. Further improvement will be predicated on the discovery of new therapies to disrupt the underlying ...
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      The kinetics of T regulatory cells in shock: Beyond sepsis 

      Christaki, Eirini; Patrozou, E. (2010)
      During the past decade, there have been an increasing number of studies investigating the precise role of T regulatory cells in human disease. First recognized for their ability to prevent autoimmunity, T regulatory cells ...