Features of systemic inflammatory response formation in patients in the acute period of burn disease

May 19, 2022
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To study the effect of thermal trauma on formation of the systemic inflammatory response 15 patients (10 men and 5 women) aged 20 to 74 years with dermal and deep burns in the acute period of burn disease were examined. The fire was a factor in the thermal damage of 5 victims, 9 patients had burns with boiling water, one person received a high-voltage electric trauma with burns by an electric arc flame with an area of 60% of the body surface. Peripheral blood content of NO products, levels of production of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines: IL-1, IL-2, IL-4, IL-6, IL-8, IL-10, TNF-α and functional activity of monocytes in the nitroblue tetrazolium recovery test were determined. As a result of the study, a tendency to increase the content of NO metabolites in the peripheral blood was established. Decompensation of functional activity of monocytes — activators of phagocytosis and cooperative interactions regulation in antigen presentation reactions and formation of functional response of adaptive immunity effector cells is determined. At the same time, an increase in the content of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines has been established, which leads to dysregulation of cytokine interactions due to burns. This category of patients develops a systemic inflammatory reaction. Elevated levels of IL-10 indicate the development of immune suppression reactions in patients with burns. Violation the cytokine interactions regulation system leads to significant systemic inflammation and immune paralysis. These uncontrolled systemic immune events can lead to tissue damage and multiple organ failure in patients with burns.


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