1992

New Aspects on Respiratory Failure

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ISBN: 978-3-642-74945-2 (Print) 978-3-642-74943-8 (Online)

Table of contents (34 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVIII

  2. The Clinical Aspects of Respiratory Failure as a Result of Biochemical and Immunological Reactions: Endotoxin, Cytokines, and Receptors

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-11

      E. Coli Sepsis-Induced Pulmonary Injury

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      Pages 12-18

      Regulation of the Cellular Immune Response and Interaction with the Endothelium by Changes in Membrane Receptors

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      Pages 19-24

      Increased Expression of the Low-Affinity Receptor for IgE (FcεRII/CD23) on Rat Alveolar Macrophages

  3. Cellular Reactions and Interactions: Macrophages and Leukocytes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 25-25

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      Pages 27-35

      The Role of Alveolar and Intravascular Macrophages in Acute Lung Injury: New Methods and New Mechanisms

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      Pages 36-43

      Pulmonary Fibrosis: Role of Inflammatory Cells in Local Injury and Fibrosis

  4. Mediators and Nonspecific Effectors: Eicosanoids, Proteases and Oxygen Radicals

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      Pages 45-45

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      Pages 47-61

      Eicosanoids and Acute Respiratory Failure — Pathophysiologic and Therapeutic Aspects

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      Pages 62-66

      Dietary Modification of the Arachidonic Acid Cascade

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      Pages 67-74

      Proteinases as Mediators of the Disturbance of Pulmonary Vascular Permeability in Sepsis, Polytrauma, and ARDS

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      Pages 75-84

      The Involvement of Oxygen Radicals and Their Derivatives in ARDS

  5. Pulmonary Circulation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 85-85

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      Pages 87-92

      Regulation of the Pulmonary Circulation During Lung Injury

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      Pages 93-114

      Investigations of the Pathophysiology of the Pulmonary Microcirculation Using In-vivo Microscopy

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      Pages 115-121

      Pulmonary Capillary Transit Times in Fully Recruited Networks

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      Pages 122-127

      New Drugs for the Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with the Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

  6. Gas Exchange

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 129-129

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      Pages 131-137

      Effects of Mechanical Ventilation and Cardiac Output upon Perfusion in Hypoxic Lung Areas

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      Pages 138-146

      Determination of Lung Water Content and Distribution by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

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      Pages 147-153

      Volumetric Evaluation of Diaphragm Motion

  7. Mechanics of Breathing and Surfactant

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 155-155

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      Pages 157-171

      Inflation and Atelectasis in a Topographical Model of the Lung

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      Pages 172-180

      Oscillation Mechanics in Respiratory Monitoring

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      Pages 181-193

      The Pulmonary Surfactant System: Its Contribution to Lung Alveolar Stability, Alteration in Acute Respiratory Failure, and Replacement as a Therapeutical Concept

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      Pages 194-208

      Effects of Artificial Ventilation on Surfactant Function

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