Chapter 8. Inflammatory Mediators

  1. Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Cavaillon4 and
  2. Dr. Christophe Adrie5
  1. François Philippart1,2,
  2. Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Cavaillon4 and
  3. Charles Dinarello3

Published Online: 25 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626151.ch8

Sepsis and Non-Infectious Systemic Inflammation: From Biology to Critical Care

Sepsis and Non-Infectious Systemic Inflammation: From Biology to Critical Care

How to Cite

Philippart, F., Cavaillon, J.-M. and Dinarello, C. (2008) Inflammatory Mediators, in Sepsis and Non-Infectious Systemic Inflammation: From Biology to Critical Care (eds J.-M. Cavaillon and C. Adrie), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626151.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Unit Cytokines et Inflammation, Institut Pasteur, 28, rue Dr. Roux, 75015 Paris, France

  2. 5

    Hôpital Delafontaine, Réanimation Polyvalente, 2 rue du Docteur Delafontaine, 93205 Saint-Denis, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institut Pasteur, Unit Cytokines and Inflammation, Paris, France

  2. 2

    Groupe Hospitalier Paris, Saint-Joseph, Paris, France

  3. 3

    University of Colorado, Health Sciences Center, Department of Medicine, Denver, USA

  4. 4

    Unit Cytokines et Inflammation, Institut Pasteur, 28, rue Dr. Roux, 75015 Paris, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527319350

Online ISBN: 9783527626151

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Keywords:

  • inflammatory mediators;
  • cytokines;
  • growth factor;
  • complement system;
  • lipid mediators;
  • nitric oxide (NO);
  • cellular markers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Inflammatory Mediators in Sepsis

  • Inflammatory Mediators in Non-infectious SIRS

  • Conclusion

  • References