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Pulmonary Edema Summary

Description: Excessive accumulation of extravascular fluid in the lung, an indication of a serious underlying disease or disorder. Pulmonary edema prevents efficient PULMONARY GAS EXCHANGE in the PULMONARY ALVEOLI, and can be life-threatening.

Also Known As: Edema, Pulmonary; Edemas, Pulmonary; Pulmonary Edemas; Lung, Wet; Lungs, Wet Show All >>

Networked: 5231 relevant articles (244 outcomes, 329 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Pulmonary Edema

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Oxygen : 20 outcomes 12 studies in 252 results : IBA
  2. Peroxidase (Myeloperoxidase) : 12 outcomes 2 studies in 147 results : IBA
  3. Furosemide (Lasix) : 7 outcomes 1 study in 70 results : FDA 57 Generic
  4. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor) : 6 outcomes 2 studies in 109 results : IBA
  5. Cytokines : 6 outcomes 2 studies in 74 results : IBA
  6. Oleic Acid (Oleate) : 5 outcomes 10 studies in 176 results : IBA
  7. Colloids (Colloid) : 5 outcomes 5 studies in 73 results : IBA
  8. Interleukin-6 (Interleukin 6) : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 64 results : IBA
  9. Sodium : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 56 results : IBA
  10. Malondialdehyde (Propanedial) : 5 outcomes 1 study in 47 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Pulmonary Edema

  1. Acute Lung Injury
  2. Lung Injury
  3. Respiratory Insufficiency (Respiratory Failure)
  4. Anoxia (Hypoxia)
  5. Edema
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Key Therapies for Pulmonary Edema

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  1. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure : 12 outcomes 15 studies in 75 results
  2. Positive-Pressure Respiration (PEEP) : 10 outcomes 18 studies in 160 results
  3. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation) : 9 outcomes 8 studies in 175 results
  4. Resuscitation : 5 outcomes 8 studies in 74 results
  5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 44 results
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