Immunoreactive trypsin in the adult respiratory distress syndrome

  title={Immunoreactive trypsin in the adult respiratory distress syndrome},
  author={G Deby-dupont and Mari{\"e}lle Maas and Jo{\"e}l Pincemail and Monica D Braun and M. Lamy and Carol M T Deby and Paul Franchimont},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
With the purpose of studying the role of proteinases in the development of ARDS, plasma levels of immunoreactive trypsin (IRT) and amylase were measured in 43 intensive care patients at risk of developing ARDS (22 polytrauma, seven abdominal surgery, four burns, two DIC and eight pancreatitis). Twenty four of these 43 patients developed ARDS and 31… CONTINUE READING