Brain atrophy and cognitive impairment in survivors of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.

Abstract

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) is characterized by severe acute lung injury, hypoxemia and is associated with neurological and cognitive impairments. This study assessed quantitative brain and ventricular volumes in survivors of ARDS with brain computed tomography (CT) scans compared to normal controls. It also compared the… (More)

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