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Surface-Active Agents (Surfactants) Summary

Description: Agents that modify interfacial tension of water; usually substances that have one lipophilic and one hydrophilic group in the molecule; includes soaps, detergents, emulsifiers, dispersing and wetting agents, and several groups of antiseptics.

Also Known As: Surfactants; Amphiphilic Agents; Surface Active Agents; Tensides; Active Agents, Surface Show All >>

Networked: 431 relevant articles (24 outcomes, 45 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Surface-Active Agents is Relevant

  1. Lung Injury : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 13 results
  2. Newborn Respiratory Distress Syndrome : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 18 results
  3. Lung Diseases (Lung Disease) : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 16 results
  4. Acute Lung Injury : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 12 results
  5. Infection : 2 outcomes 1 study in 17 results
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Drugs Related to Surface-Active Agents

  1. beractant (Survanta)
  2. calfactant
  3. bovine surfactant preparation SF-RI 1
  4. Carbon Monoxide
  5. Exosurf (Exosurf Neonatal)
  6. Edetic Acid (EDTA)
  7. Smear Clear
  8. IgA receptor (protein B)
  9. A 17 (A-17)
  10. Detergents (Detergent)
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Therapies Related to Surface-Active Agents

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation)
  3. Catheters
  4. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART)
  5. Lung Transplantation
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