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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

2nd Edition

Edited by Augustine M.K. Choi

CRC Press

476 pages | 65 B/W Illus.

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The only available text to focus primarily on Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS).

Thoroughly revised content and ten new chapters provide pulmonologists with the latest developments and applications of pharmacological and mechanical therapies needed to treat the debilitating and difficult condition of ARDS.

Highlights include:

  • the definition, epidemiology, pathology, and pathogenesis of ARDS
  • complications such as transfusion-related injury, and endothelium and vascular dysfunction
  • the long-term outcomes of ARDS
  • host defense and infection
  • the latest developments in ARDS therapy: glucocorticoid therapy, surfactant therapy, mechanical ventilation, and mesenchymal stem cells
  • predictive factors: gene expression profiling and biomarkers, and chemokines and cytokines
  • advances in management strategies: fluid management, non-pulmonary and non-sepsis management, and glucose control

Table of Contents

Definitions and Clinical Risk Factors

Marc Moss and B. Taylor Thompson

Epidemiology of Acute Lung Injury: A Public Health Perspective

Gordon D. Rubenfeld and Margaret J. Neff

Radiographic Findings of the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Philip C. Goodman and Desir´ee M. Qui˜nones

Pulmonary Pathology of ARDS: Diffuse Alveolar Damage

Lester Kobzik and Lynette Sholl

Pathogenesis of Acute Lung Injury: Experimental Studies

Rebecca M. Baron and Mark A. Perrella

Pathogenesis of Acute Lung Injury: Clinical Studies

Benedict C. Creagh-Brown and Timothy W. Evans

Apoptosis in the Pathogenesis and Resolution of Acute Lung Injury

Gustavo Matute-Bello and Thomas R. Martin

Pathogenesis of Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury

Franco Valenza, James A. Frank, Yumiko Imai, and Arthur S. Slutsky

Sepsis in the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Treatment Implications

Arthur P. Wheeler and Todd W. Rice

Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury

Mark R. Looney and Ognjen Gajic

Mechanisms of Fibroproliferation in Acute Lung Injury

Danielle Morse and Carol Feghali-Bostwick

Current Approaches and Recent Advances in the Genetic Epidemiology of Acute Lung Injury/Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Michelle NG Gong and David C. Christiani

Gene Expression Profiling and Biomarkers in ARDS

Judie Howrylak and Augustine M. K. Choi

Resolution of Alveolar Edema: Mechanisms and Relationship to Clinical Acute Lung Injury

Lorraine B. Ware and Michael A. Matthay

Lung Vascular Dysfunction and Repair in Acute Lung Injury: Role of the Endothelial Cytoskeleton

Gabriel D. Lang, Eddie T. Chiang and Joe G. N. Garcia

Surfactant Therapy in the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Roger G. Spragg and James F. Lewis

Prone Position in ARDS

Antonio Anzueto and Luciano Gattinoni

Mechanical Ventilation in the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Roy G. Brower and Laurent Brochard

Fluid Therapy and HemodynamicMonitoring in Acute Lung Injury

Carolyn S. Calfee, Naveen Gupta, and Michael A. Matthay

Pathogenesis of Sepsis and Sepsis-Induced Acute Lung Injury

Estelle S. Harris, Matthew T. Rondina, Hansj¨org Schwertz, Andrew S. Weyrich, and Guy A. Zimmerman

Cell-Based Therapy for Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Naveen Gupta, Jae-Woo Lee, and Michael A. Matthay

Chemokines and Cytokines in ARDS

Michael P. Keane, Emer Kelly, and Robert M. Strieter

About the Series

Lung Biology in Health and Disease

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Critical Care
MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine