Acute respiratory distress syndrome.

  title={Acute respiratory distress syndrome.},
  author={Hsing I. Chen and Shang Jyh Kao and David Daoyi Wang and Ru Ping Lee and Chain Fa Su},
  journal={Journal of biomedical science},
  volume={10 6 Pt 1},
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) can be associated with various disorders. Among these, coronavirus infection may cause life-threatening severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). In this review, we present animal models and techniques for the study of ARDS, and discuss the roles and possible mechanisms of various chemical factors, including nitric oxide (NO). Our early work revealed that cerebral compression elicits severe hemorrhagic pulmonary edema (PE), leading to central… CONTINUE READING