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Effect of systemic hypothermia on local soft tissue trauma-induced microcirculatory and cellular dysfunction in mice.

Authors
  • Knappe, Thomas
  • Mittlmeier, Thomas
  • Eipel, Christian
  • Amon, Michaela
  • Menger, Michael D
  • Vollmar, Brigitte
Type
Published Article
Journal
Critical Care Medicine
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2005
Volume
33
Issue
8
Pages
1805–1813
Identifiers
PMID: 16096459
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our study provides evidence that systemic hypothermia may aggravate soft tissue trauma-associated microcirculatory dysfunction. These experimental results clearly support clinical efforts to prevent hypothermia in the acutely traumatized patient.

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