Laurence Boxer

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Polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNs) migrate to sites of inflammation or injury in response to chemoattractants released at those sites. The presence of extracellular matrix (ECM) proteins at these sites may influence PMN accumulation at blood vessel walls and enhance their ability to move through tissue. Thrombospondin (TSP), a 450-kD ECM protein whose(More)
Hydrogen peroxide levels were measured in the breath condensate of 43 patients receiving mechanical ventilation. In 16 patients the mean breath condensate peroxide level was 1.68 +/- 0.35 mumol/l on the day they met diagnostic criteria for adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The peak breath condensate peroxide level in the 27 patients in whom ARDS(More)