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Endocrinology in the critically ill 

Endocrinology in the critically ill
Endocrinology in the critically ill

Hilke Vervenne

and Greet Van den Berghe

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date: 27 January 2022

Critical illness is any condition requiring support of failing vital organ systems, without which survival would not be possible. It is characterized by striking alterations in the hypothalamic-anterior-pituitary axes that are known to contribute to the high risk of morbidity and mortality.

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