EXPERIMENTAL INTERSTITIAL PULMONARY EDEMA
- Prior Bleomycin Exposure in a Patient with a Difficult Airway. Whalen, James E. // International Student Journal of Nurse Anesthesia;Summer2009, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p29
Bleomycin is a chemotherapeutic antibiotic effective in the treatment of squamous cell, testicular, and lymphomatous cancers. The most serious complication of bleomycin is pulmonary fibrosis and impaired lung function. Hyperoxia in patients previously exposed to bleomycin may cause severe...
- Alveolar epithelial cells undergo epithelial-mesenchymal transition in acute interstitial pneumonia: a case report. Hongbo Li; Jinjin Zhang; Xiaodong Song; Tao Wang; Zhi Li; Dong Hao; Xiaozhi Wang; Qingyin Zheng; Cuiping Mao; Pan Xu; Changjun Lv // BMC Pulmonary Medicine;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background Acute interstitial pneumonia is a rare interstitial lung disease that rapidly progresses to respiratory failure or death. Several studies showed that myofibroblast plays an important role in the evolution of diffuse alveolar damage, which is the typical feature of acute interstitial...
- Edema, Inflammation and Fibrosis -- Comparison Between Catecholamine- and Hypoxia-Induced Pulmonary Injuries. Rassler, Beate // Vascular Disease Prevention;Nov2008, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p211
Acute alveolar hypoxia often causes pulmonary edema which is associated with pulmonary inflammation and later on, with transition into fibrosis. Strong sympathetic activation and elevated plasma levels of catecholamines (CAs) induce similar changes in the lung. Adrenergic mechanisms are involved...
- Heart in the Heart. Schuler, Jochen; Dissmann, Martin // New England Journal of Medicine;09/30/99, Vol. 341 Issue 14, p1045
This presents an image of a chest film of a 65-year-old man with a five-year history of uncontrolled hypertension who was admitted to the emergency department with pulmonary edema.
- Ethchlorvynol (PlacidylÂ®)-Induced Pulmonary Edema. Glauser, Frederick L.; Smith, William Richard; Caldwell, Alex; Hoshinko, Melvin; Dolan, Geoffrey S.; Baer, Harold; Olsher, Neal // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jan76, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p46
Presents a study which examined hypethchlorvynol (PlacidylÂ®)-induced pulmonary edema. Subjects and methods; Results; Discussion.
- Recent Developments in Pulmonary Edema. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Dec83, Vol. 99 Issue 6, p808
Discusses methods for the determination of epithelial permeability and lung water. Classifications of pulmonary edema; Role of endothelium in lung fluid balance; Measurement of the effect of microvascular pressure in lung liquid balance; Safety factors for the protection of the lung against...
- Postobstructive Pulmonary Edema. Van Kooy, Mark A.; Gargiulo, Richard F. // American Family Physician;7/15/2000, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p401
Pulmonary edema is a potentially life-threatening complication of acute airway obstruction. It develops rapidly, without warning, in persons who are otherwise well. Two forms of postobstructive pulmonary edema (POPE) have been identified. POPE I follows sudden, severe upper airway obstruction....
- Molecular Mechanisms of Pulmonary Fibrosis and Current Treatment. Kuwano, Kazuyoshi; Hagimoto, Naoki; Hara, Nobuyuki // Current Molecular Medicine;Nov2001, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p551
Pulmonary fibrosis is a common response to various insults or injuries to the lung. Although there are various initiating factors or causes, the terminal stages are characterized by proliferation and progressive accumulation of connective tissue replacing normal functional parenchyma. The...
- Cardiolipin levels may be a factor in lung injury in pneumonia. // Thorax;Aug2011, Vol. 66 Issue 8, p698
The article presents a study on the role of cardiolipin in experimental pneumonia in mice, highlighting the finding which reveals that an increased in cardiolipin level is associated with lung damage due to impaired surfactant function causing pulmonary oedema and high surface tension.