The role of angiogenic factors and their soluble receptors in acute lung injury (ALI)/ acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) associated with critical illness

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Wada, Takeshi; Jesmin, Subrina; Gando, Satoshi; Yanagida, Yuichiro; Mizugaki, Asumi; Sultana, Sayeeda; Zaedi, Sohel; Yokota, Hiroyuki;
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Journal of Inflammation (London, England), volume 10, issue 1, pages 6-6 (issn: 1476-9255, eissn: 1476-9255)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC3574858, doi: 10.1186/1476-9255-10-6
  • Subject: RM1-950 | Therapeutics. Pharmacology | Vascular endothelial growth factor | Acute respiratory distress syndrome | Angiogenic factors | Acute lung injury | Angiopoietin | Outcome | Research
    mesheuropmc: respiratory system | respiratory tract diseases

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>Acute lung injury (ALI) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) are characterized by a disruption of the endothelium and alveolar epithelial barriers involving increased microvascular permeability, thus resulting in the set of... View more
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