Advertisement

Prognostic Value of Tissue Hypoxaemia in Septic Surgical Patients: The Role of Serum Lactate and Pyruvate Levels

  • P. Antony-Móré
  • K. Darvas
  • M. Tarjányi
  • I. Irtó
  • L. Flautner
Conference paper
Part of the Langenbecks Archiv für Chirurgie book series (DTGESCHIR, volume 1996)

Abstract

One of the main clinical signs of sepsis is cell hypoxaemia. The aim of our study was to investigate the prognostic value of serum lactate and pyruvate levels and their ratio as one of the most characteristic signs of cell hypoxaemia.

Key words

prognostic value tissue hypoxaemia serum lactate level sepsis 

References

  1. Vincent JL (1987) Lactic acidosis. In Care Med 117:8Google Scholar
  2. Vallet B et al. (1993) Prognostic value of dobutamine test in patients with syndrome and normal lactate values. Crit Care Med 1868:21Google Scholar
  3. Kruse JA et al. (1990) Lactate levels as predictors of the relationship between oxygen delivery and consumption in ARDS. Chest 959:98Google Scholar
  4. De-Boer J et al. (1994) In vivo monitoring of lactate and glucose with microdialysis and enzyme reactors in intensive care medicine. Int Journal 17 (3): 163–170Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Antony-Móré
    • 1
  • K. Darvas
    • 1
  • M. Tarjányi
    • 1
  • I. Irtó
    • 1
  • L. Flautner
    • 1
  1. 1.1st Surgical Dept.Semmelweis Medizinische UniversitätBudapestHungary

Personalised recommendations