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Sepsis

Avoiding a toxic relationship

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It’s estimated over 20 million people worldwide suffer severe infection each year and there are still many questions surrounding the best treatment to save lives. Our researchers are on a mission to better identify the onset of sepsis and ensure treatments are not causing more harm than good.

Are current sepsis treatments bad for the heart?

William Crawford

Following on from the famous FEAST study, the CCRG team are looking to discovery what happens to the heart during current sepsis treatments that may result in heart failure.

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Catching sepsis before it takes hold

Sepsis accounts for a large proportion of the 11,000 Intensive Care Unit admissions each year. Early detection is key in successful diagnosing and treating this potentially fatal condition.

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