Effect of inhaled corticosteroid on pulmonary injury and inflammatory mediator production after cardiopulmonary bypass in children.

@article{Santos2007EffectOI,
  title={Effect of inhaled corticosteroid on pulmonary injury and inflammatory mediator production after cardiopulmonary bypass in children.},
  author={Alexander R Santos and Sabrina M. Heidemann and Henry Lane Walters and Ralph E. Delius},
  journal={Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={
          465-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether inhaled steroid administration after cardiopulmonary bypass will attenuate pulmonary inflammation and improve lung compliance and oxygenation. DESIGN Randomized, prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. SETTING Children's Hospital of Michigan, intensive care unit. PATIENTS Thirty-two children <2 yrs of age with congenital heart disease requiring cardiopulmonary bypass. INTERVENTIONS Participants were randomly assigned to one of two… CONTINUE READING
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