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  • adj. Of, related to, or caused by an endotoxin.

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  • The image that I retain was that of a 31-year-old Mexican-American woman who died of endotoxic shock with her husband and four or five children around.

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  • I remember a woman losing the tips of her fingers because of the endotoxic shock causing the blood vessels to shrink down.

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  • Figure 1: Itgam-deficient mice have more production of proinflammatory cytokines when challenged with TLR ligands and are more susceptible to endotoxic shock.

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  • These two categories of toxins are the cause of a range of ailments - ergot alkaloids may lead to poor feathering and lesions forming on chickens, fescue foot in ruminants and shrunken udders in sows, while endotoxins are responsible for endotoxic shock and death.

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  • LPS-activated macrophages produce mediators which are involved in inflammation and tissue injury, and especially those associated with endotoxic shock.

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  • A trend toward higher survival was noted in the group receiving hemofiltration, although this trend did not reach statistical significance. 188 Grootendorst et al. 189 showed an improvement of right ventricular ejection fraction and cardiac performance in a swine model of endotoxic shock with high-volume venovenous hemofiltration, presumably by removal of vasoactive mediators responsible for the adverse sequelae.

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  • Mesenteric oxygen metabolism, ileal mucosal hydrogen ion concentration and tissue edema after crystalloid or colloid resuscitation in porcine endotoxic shock: comparison of Ringer's lactate and 6\% hetastarch.

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  • Selective iNOS inhibition is superior to norepinephrine in the treatment of rat endotoxic shock.

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  • The role of nitric oxide in endotoxic shock: Effects of NG - monomethyl-L-arginine.

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  • Stein B, Pfenninger E, Grunert A, Schmitz JE, Hudde M. Influence of continuous haemofiltration on haemodynamics and central blood volume in experimental endotoxic shock.

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