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Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome)

A syndrome characterized by progressive life-threatening RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY in the absence of known LUNG DISEASES, usually following a systemic insult such as surgery or major TRAUMA.
Also Known As:
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome; Shock Lung; Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult; ARDSs, Human; Human ARDS; Lung, Shock; ARDS, Human; Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Acute
Networked: 4945 relevant articles (219 outcomes, 493 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Acute Lung Injury
2. Respiratory Insufficiency (Respiratory Failure)
3. Pulmonary Hypertension (Ayerza Syndrome)
4. Sepsis (Septicemia)
5. Septic Shock (Toxic Shock Syndrome)

Experts

1. Matthay, Michael A: 41 articles (01/2016 - 05/2002)
2. Thompson, B Taylor: 37 articles (01/2016 - 04/2003)
3. Ware, Lorraine B: 33 articles (01/2016 - 11/2002)
4. Schultz, Marcus J: 29 articles (10/2015 - 04/2005)
5. Brochard, Laurent: 26 articles (03/2015 - 07/2002)
6. Slutsky, Arthur S: 25 articles (01/2016 - 05/2002)
7. Pelosi, Paolo: 24 articles (10/2015 - 04/2004)
8. Christiani, David C: 21 articles (12/2015 - 01/2007)
9. Gattinoni, Luciano: 20 articles (04/2015 - 04/2003)
10. Ranieri, V Marco: 16 articles (01/2016 - 05/2002)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome:
1. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide)FDA Link
2. MethylprednisoloneFDA LinkGeneric
3. OxygenIBA
4. Alprostadil (Muse)FDA LinkGeneric
5. AntioxidantsIBA
6. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)IBA
7. gamma-Linolenic AcidIBA
8. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker)IBA
9. CytokinesIBA
10. Eicosapentaenoic AcidIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Positive-Pressure Respiration (PEEP)
2. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation)
3. Mechanical Ventilators (Ventilator)
4. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
5. Liquid Ventilation