Figure 1.

Presumed pathophysiological mechanisms and their interactions involved in the development of critical illness polyneuropathy/critical illness myopathy (CIP/CIM). CS, corticosteroids; NMBA, neuromuscular blocking agent; ROS, reactive oxygen species; SR, sarcoplasmatic reticulum.

Hermans et al. Critical Care 2008 12:238   doi:10.1186/cc7100
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