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2007 Clinical Scholar Research Award

Clinic for Anaesthesiology, Surgical Critical Care Medicine and Pain Therapy
University Hospital
Muenster, Germany

Dr. Jurk’s Research

Role of platelets of inflammatory modulators in the pathogenesis of sepsis

Related Publications

Platelet activation and increased tissue factor expression on monocytes in reperfusion injury following orthotopic liver transplantation.
Esch JS, Jurk K, Knoefel WT, Roeder G, Voss H, Tustas RY, Schmelzle M, Krieg A, Eisenberger CF, Topp S, Rogiers X, Fischer L, Aken HV, Kehrel BE.

Platelets have been implicated in the pathogenesis of liver damage after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT). Early graft dysfunction is frequently caused by reperfusion injury subsequent to cold ischemia (IRI). Therefore, we investigated activation of the pivotal haemostatic cells, platelets and monocytes…

The role of platelets in haemostasis, thrombosis, immune defense and inflammation.
Jurk K, Kehrel BE.

The views on the role of platelets in physiology and in pathogenesis have considerably changed in the recent past. While platelets had previously been seen only as contributors in primary haemostasis and as donors of negatively charged phospholipids…

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