septic shock

Scientists from South Korea have developed a novel method for treating sepsis, one which does not focus on the infection. Rather it's aimed at maintaining the functional and structural integrity of blood vessels.
Sepsis: it s a little discussed condition, that packs a deadly punch. In fact more Americans die annually from sepsis than do from AIDS, breast and prostate cancer combined! What s worse is that, unlike cancers, sepsis can kill within a matter of hours after its onset.