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Urinary catecholamine excretion in tetanus.

Abstract:

Imperfect understanding of the pathophysiology of tetanus has limited therapeutic advances. Autonomic disturbance is a major cause of mortality and is believed to be associated with catecholamine release, predominantly norepinephrine. We measured epinephrine and norepinephrine concentrations in 24-h urine collections from tetanus and critically ill patients suffering from other severe diseases. In patients with severe tetanus, mean (SD) epinephrine was 164.18 (129.37) nmol x day(-1) compared ...

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Journal:
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Volume:
61
Issue:
4
Pages:
355-359
Publication date:
2006-04-01
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EISSN:
1365-2044
ISSN:
0003-2409
Language:
English
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pubs:33423
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uuid:8dcf349b-fe50-4711-991a-348eab11c2e2
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pubs:33423
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33423
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2012-12-19

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