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The Morphology of the Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

  • G. Schlag
  • H. Redl
Part of the Current Concepts in Critical Care book series (CRITICAL CARE)

Abstract

The morphology of adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) essentially involves two distinct aspects: aetiology and pathophysiology. Many different pathophysiological mechanisms may be important in the development of ARDS. However, although during the initial phase the morphological appearances may be somewhat disparate, eventually the morphological picture is that of classical ARDS.

Keywords

Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome Alveolar Space Interstitial Oedema Extravascular Lung Water Alveolar Septum 
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  • H. Redl

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