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Expert Opin Emerg Drugs. 2006 Mar;11(1):7-22.

Emerging drugs for the treatment of sepsis.

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  • 1Intensive Care Unit, University of Versailles Saint Quentin, Hospital Raymond PoincarĂ©, 104 bd Raymond PoincarĂ©, 92380 Garches, France.


Septic shock still places a major burden on the healthcare system, although recent years have been marked by the demonstration that corticosteroids and activated protein C may substantially improve survival in selected populations. This review discusses the current management of septic shock and the potential development of new therapeutics following impressive advances in the pathomechanisms of septic shock.

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