Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
The purpose of this study is to clarify the relationship between SIRS (Systemic inflammatory response syndrome) and the infection associated with the use of central venous catheters at Critical Care center in National Defense Medical College, Japan.
The doctor would remove the inserted catheter from the patient, if the patient shows SIRS. At the same time, the tip of used catheter and blood from the patient are checked whether the pathogenic bacteria exists or not by general bacterial protocol and blood culture test on a routine application. Unfortunately, these tests not always clarified their cause of SIRS. Therefore we conduct this investigation to establish the useful protocol for pathogenic bacteria. We check the pathogenic bacteria not only tip but through the whole catheter in Central Venous Catheter using general bacterial protocol and SEM observation. Additionally, we compared that sputum, urine, skin and blood from the patient for bacteria check.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Department of Traumatology and Critical Care of Medicine
National Defense Medical College, Japan
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:35:17-0400
The purpose of this study is to develop an immune-phenotype based prediction of postoperative SIRS in patients undergoing open heart surgery.
Analysis of exhaled breath samples using a high-speed gas chromatography medical device will identify Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) that are specifically associated with SIRS and Sepsis...
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) is characterized by changes in body temperature, heart rate, respiratory rate, or peripheral blood white cell count, and is often a heralding...
The purpose of this study is to determine the course of NT-proBNP plasma concentrations in the context of confounding parameters in postoperative/posttraumatic critically ill patients with...
Hyperglycemia is frequent manifestations of the human metabolic response to systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS),sepsis and septic shock, and are implicated in the clinical outco...
Bloodstream infection (BSI) in hemodialysis (HD) patients is often difficult to diagnose. Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) is a sensitive predictor of BSI in the general population. We a...
Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a complication associated with worst prognosis in decompensated liver cirrhosis (LC) patients. Previous studies have identified prognostic factors for HE, and recent stu...
Soluble TLR2 levels are elevated in infective and inflammatory conditions, but its diagnostic value with sepsis-induced multi-organ failure has not been evaluated. 37 patients with a diagnosis of seve...
Differentiating between sepsis and non-infectious systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) poses a great challenge. Several potential bloodstream biomarkers including Interleukin 6 (IL-6) have b...
The increased risk of subsequent primary malignancies (SPM) in survivors of adult-onset Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) remains a challenging clinical problem worldwide. The Germa...
A systemic inflammatory response to a variety of clinical insults, characterized by two or more of the following conditions: (1) fever >38 degrees C or HYPOTHERMIA <36 degrees C; (2) TACHYCARDIA >90 beat/minute; (3) tachypnea >24 breaths/minute; (4) LEUKOCYTOSIS >12,000 cells/cubic mm or 10% immature forms. While usually related to infection, SIRS can also be associated with noninfectious insults such as TRAUMA; BURNS; or PANCREATITIS. If infection is involved, a patient with SIRS is said to have SEPSIS.
Antiretroviral Therapy Clostridium Difficile Ebola HIV & AIDS Infectious Diseases Influenza Malaria Measles Sepsis Swine Flu Tropical Medicine Tuberculosis Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic...
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Erectile Dysfunction Urology Urology is the branch of medicine concerned with the urinary tract and diseases that affect it. Examples include urethritis, urethrostenosis and incontinence. Urology is a su...