Published in Blood Weekly, June 30th, 2005
"Oxidative stress triggered by septic insult may be the major cause of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) in intensive care unit patients. The inducible form of heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1) can be induced by cytokines, lipopolysaccharicle, and reactive oxygen species during sepsis.
"These facts raise the question of whether the expression of HO-1 in leukocytes can indicate the level of oxidative stress of multiple organs in sepsis," wrote H.C....
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