Bench to bedside: targeting coagulation and fibrinolysis in acute lung injury.

Substantial progress has been made in understanding the contribution of alterations in coagulation and fibrinolysis to the pathogenesis of acute lung injury (ALI). Findings from mouse, rat, baboon, and human studies indicate that alterations in coagulation and fibrinolysis may be of major pathogenetic importance in ALI and other inflammatory conditions in… CONTINUE READING