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Acute Lung Injury and Repair

Scientific Fundamentals and Methods

  • Lynn M. Schnapp
  • Carol Feghali-Bostwick

Part of the Respiratory Medicine book series (RM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Lynn M. Schnapp, Carol Feghali-Bostwick
    Pages 1-4
  3. William A. Altemeier, Chi F. Hung, Gustavo Matute-Bello
    Pages 5-23
  4. Chi F. Hung, William A. Altemeier
    Pages 25-38
  5. Carole L. Wilson, Lindsey M. Felton, Yu-Hua Chow
    Pages 39-57
  6. Xiaozhu Huang, Annette Robichaud
    Pages 59-68
  7. Kathrin Mutze, Melanie Königshoff
    Pages 69-83
  8. Jason R. Mock, Benjamin D. Singer, Franco R. D’Alessio
    Pages 85-106
  9. Emma Lefrançais, Beñat Mallavia, Mark R. Looney
    Pages 107-132
  10. Andrew J. Goodwin
    Pages 161-177
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 179-185

About this book

Introduction

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) remains an important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, and the incidence is predicted to increase with the aging population Several clinical disorders can initiate ARDS, including pneumonia, sepsis, gastric aspiration and trauma but despite intense research over the past 40 years, we still have an incomplete understanding of the pathophysiology of the disease and treatment remains largely supportive. This book provides an overview of acute lung injury and repair, describes current animal models to study lung injury and reviews current methodologies to study and measure lung injury and repair. Special emphasis is given to state of the art techniques and methods and relevance to human disease. Acute Lung Injury and Repair: Scientific Fundamentals and Methods is a useful resource for physicians and scientists who are interested in experimental model systems for insight into ARDS pathogenesis and treatment strategies.

Keywords

Bacterial infections Hyperoxia LPS and bacterial pneumonia Transfusion-related acute lung injury Ventilator-induced lung injury Viral infections ARDS

Editors and affiliations

  • Lynn M. Schnapp
    • 1
  • Carol Feghali-Bostwick
    • 2
  1. 1.Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep MedicineMedical University of South CarolinaCharlestonUSA
  2. 2.Division of Rheumatology and ImmunologyMedical University of South CarolinaCharlestonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-46527-2
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-46525-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-46527-2
  • Series Print ISSN 2197-7372
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-7380
  • Buy this book on publisher's site