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Autonomic control of the heart and peripheral vessels in human septic shock.

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OBJECTIVE: Circulating endotoxin impairs the sympathetic regulation of the cardiovascular system in animals. We studied the changes in the autonomic control of the heart and circulation during septic shock in humans. DESIGN: 12 patients (age 43.0 +/- 6, 17-83 years) were investigated during septic shock (mean duration: 3.5 +/- 0.5 days) and during recovery, fluctuations in R-R interval, invasive arterial pressure (AP) and peripheral arteriolar circulation (PC, photoplethysmography) were evalu...

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10.1007/bf01726532

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
Role:
Author
Journal:
Intensive care medicine
Volume:
21
Issue:
2
Pages:
112-119
Publication date:
1995-02-05
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EISSN:
1432-1238
ISSN:
0342-4642
URN:
uuid:dc6fdb0f-bc91-4f84-ab56-5152f4d45426
Source identifiers:
54148
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pubs:54148

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