Phagocyte-induced lipid peroxidation of lung surfactant.

  title={Phagocyte-induced lipid peroxidation of lung surfactant.},
  author={Rabea K L Bouhafs and Connie Jarstrand},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  volume={27 5},
Surfactant therapy is given routinely to premature newborns with respiratory failure. However, alterations in surfactants have been shown to be a significant factor in some forms of respiratory failure in newborns in animal models of lung injury. To investigate whether antioxidant supplementation might help to protect exogenous surfactant from damage by… CONTINUE READING