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Title: Increased blood flow by insulin infusion targeting normoglycemia in patients with severe sepsis: friend or foe?
Authors: Van den Berghe, Greet # ×
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Biomed central ltd
Series Title: Critical care vol:14 issue:1 pages:122
Abstract: A small study in patients with severe sepsis suggested that insulin infused to normalize blood glucose levels increased forearm flow. This clinical observation supports the effect of insulin on the endothelium, as previously shown by in vitro studies and by in vivo animal models of critical illness, but the clinical consequences remain unclear.
ISSN: 1466-609X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Laboratory of Intensive Care Medicine
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