What is it about?

Severe sepsis and septic shock are challenging health problems. Norepinephrine is not always enough to guarantee the cellular oxygen delivery. Methylene blue may help.

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Why is it important?

The intensive care of septic shock patients is a difficult challenge in the intensive care units. Any possibilities to save the life of patients should be explored and well known.


This review article puts the basis for some randomised clinical trials, in order to clarify what the real role of methylene blue would be.

Professor Giustino Varrassi
Paolo Procacci Foundation

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This page is a summary of: Vasopressor-Sparing Action of Methylene Blue in Severe Sepsis and Shock: A Narrative Review, Advances in Therapy, July 2020, Springer Science + Business Media, DOI: 10.1007/s12325-020-01422-x.
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