Heart-lung interactions in acute respiratory distress syndrome: pathophysiology, detection and management strategies.


Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is the most severe form of acute respiratory failure characterized by diffuse alveolar and endothelial damage. The severe pathophysiological changes in lung parenchyma and pulmonary circulation together with the effects of positive pressure ventilation profoundly affect heart lung interactions in ARDS. The term… (More)
DOI: 10.21037/atm.2017.12.07


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