“Untimely Apoptosis” Is the Password
Multiple organ failure (also known as the multiple organ dysfunction syndrome [MODS]) remains a formidable foe. Despite advances in critical care including scoring systems, predictive models, monitoring, imaging and specific interventions, the mortality of multiple organ failure remains paradoxically high. The purpose of this brief chapter is to review what is known and consider what might be determined regarding apoptosis in MODS.
KeywordsMultiple Organ Failure Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome Pyrrolidine Dithiocarbamate Sustained Inflammation Accelerate Apoptosis
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