Acute respiratory distress syndrome caused by pulmonary and extrapulmonary disease. Different syndromes?

@article{Gattinoni1998AcuteRD,
  title={Acute respiratory distress syndrome caused by pulmonary and extrapulmonary disease. Different syndromes?},
  author={Luciano Gattinoni and Paolo Pelosi and Peter M. Suter and Alessia Pedoto and Paolo Vercesi and Alfredo Lissoni},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={158 1},
  pages={3-11}
}
To assess the possible differences in respiratory mechanics between the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) originating from pulmonary disease (ARDSp) and that originating from extrapulmonary disease (ARDSexp) we measured the total respiratory system (Est,rs), chest wall (Est,w) and lung (Est,L) elastance, the intra-abdominal pressure (IAP), and the… CONTINUE READING