Partial liquid ventilation in the therapy of pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome.

@article{Fedora1999PartialLV,
  title={Partial liquid ventilation in the therapy of pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome.},
  author={Michal Fedora and R. Nekvasil and Miroslav Seda and Michal Klimovic and Pawel Dominik},
  journal={Bratislavske lekarske listy},
  year={1999},
  volume={100 9},
  pages={481-5}
}
BACKGROUND Acute respiratory failure represents life-threatening disease with persistently marked mortality and late morbidity in pre-term newborns (RDS--respiratory distress syndrome), children as well as, adults (ARDS--acute respiratory distress syndrome). We are probably in the period when better understanding of pulmonary pathophysiology enables the development of new technologies that can help in decreasing the morbidity and mortality of patients with respiratory failure. One of these… CONTINUE READING