N-Acetylcysteine Inhibits Ventilation-Induced Collagen Accumulation in the Rat Lung.


Mechanical ventilation is the most important life supportive therapy for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). However, increasing evidence from clinical studies suggests that mechanical ventilation can cause lung fibrosis, which may significantly contribute to morbidity and mortality. Recent studies also found fibroproliferation… (More)
DOI: 10.1620/tjem.236.255


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