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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2007 Vol.8 No.1 P.60-69


Acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome (ALI/ARDS): the mechanism, present strategies and future perspectives of therapies

Author(s):  LUH Shi-ping, CHIANG Chi-huei

Affiliation(s):  Department of Surgery, Chung-Shan Medical University Hospital, 402 Taichung, Taiwan, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   luh572001@yahoo.com.tw, chiang01@vghtpe.gov.tw

Key Words:  Acute lung injury, Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Ventilator, Cell therapy

LUH Shi-ping, CHIANG Chi-huei. Acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome (ALI/ARDS): the mechanism, present strategies and future perspectives of therapies[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2007, 8(1): 60-69.

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acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome (ALI/ARDS), which manifests as non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema, respiratory distress and hypoxemia, could be resulted from various processes that directly or indirectly injure the lung. Extensive investigations in experimental models and humans with ALI/ARDS have revealed many molecular mechanisms that offer therapeutic opportunities for cell or gene therapy. Herein the present strategies and future perspectives of the treatment for ALI/ARDS, include the ventilatory, pharmacological, as well as cell therapies.

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