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Pulmonary Surfactants (Pulmonary Surfactant) Summary

Description: Substances and drugs that lower the SURFACE TENSION of the mucoid layer lining the PULMONARY ALVEOLI.

Also Known As: Pulmonary Surfactant; Surfactant, Pulmonary; Surfactants, Pulmonary

Networked: 620 relevant articles (27 outcomes, 71 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Pulmonary Surfactants is Relevant

  1. Newborn Respiratory Distress Syndrome : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 28 results
  2. Acute Lung Injury : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 35 results
  3. Inflammation : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 46 results
  4. Dyspnea (Shortness of Breath) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 2 results
  5. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia : 2 outcomes in 7 results
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Drugs Related to Pulmonary Surfactants

  1. Proteins (Proteins, Gene)
  2. Phospholipids
  3. Lipids
  4. Pulmonary Surfactant-Associated Protein D (Surfactant Protein D)
  5. Messenger RNA (mRNA)
  6. Phosphatidylcholines (Phosphatidylcholine)
  7. Peroxidase (Myeloperoxidase)
  8. Cholesterol
  9. Peroxiredoxins
  10. Nitric Oxide Synthase (NO Synthase)
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Therapies Related to Pulmonary Surfactants

  1. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation)
  2. Liquid Ventilation
  3. Extracorporeal Circulation
  4. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)
  5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
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