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Lung Injury Summary

Description: Damage to any compartment of the lung caused by physical, chemical, or biological agents which characteristically elicit inflammatory reaction. These inflammatory reactions can either be acute and dominated by NEUTROPHILS, or chronic and dominated by LYMPHOCYTES and MACROPHAGES.

Also Known As: Chronic Lung Injury; Lung Injuries; Pulmonary Injury; Chronic Lung Injuries; Injuries, Lung Show All >>

Networked: 8956 relevant articles (663 outcomes, 1166 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Lung Injury

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Bleomycin (Blenoxane) : 39 outcomes 66 studies in 464 results : FDA 7 Generic
  2. Oxygen : 33 outcomes 49 studies in 542 results : IBA
  3. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor) : 20 outcomes 29 studies in 352 results : IBA
  4. Cytokines : 17 outcomes 27 studies in 300 results : IBA
  5. Peroxidase (Myeloperoxidase) : 16 outcomes 6 studies in 234 results : IBA
  6. Oleic Acid (Oleate) : 14 outcomes 31 studies in 336 results : IBA
  7. Paraquat : 14 outcomes 16 studies in 114 results : IBA
  8. Antigen-Antibody Complex (Immune Complex) : 13 outcomes 12 studies in 86 results : IBA
  9. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) : 13 outcomes 9 studies in 65 results : IBA
  10. Smoke : 12 outcomes 20 studies in 184 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Lung Injury

  1. Inflammation
  2. Ischemia
  3. Hyperoxia
  4. Pancreatitis
  5. Sepsis (Septicemia)
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Key Therapies for Lung Injury

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  1. Positive-Pressure Respiration (PEEP) : 18 outcomes 32 studies in 269 results
  2. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation) : 11 outcomes 48 studies in 529 results
  3. Mechanical Ventilators (Ventilator) : 10 outcomes 27 studies in 288 results
  4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 10 outcomes 11 studies in 87 results
  5. Resuscitation : 10 outcomes 8 studies in 117 results
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