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In this mono-center prospective study, the impact of changes in the sphingolipid metabolism in patients with pulmonary edema will be investigated.
There will be two groups of patients:
1. hydrostatic pulmonary edema
2. toxic pulmonary edema
Samples of a routine bronchoalveolar lavage will be analysed in respect of sphingolipids, ceramide, sphingomyelin-phosphodiesterase and several cytokines.
Observational Model: Case-Crossover, Time Perspective: Prospective
Medical Clinic I, University Hospital Aachen
RWTH Aachen University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:21-0400
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In cardiogenic pulmonary edema, Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) added to medical treatment improves outcome. The present study was designed to assess the benefit of CPAP as a fi...
Cardiogenic pulmonary edema (CPE) is a common medical emergency and noninvasive ventilation (NIV) in addition to conventional medical treatment might be beneficial for patients with CPE.
The main objective is to assess the validation of the diagnosis early acute pulmonary edema in elderly patients with acute respiratory distress, admitted in a host of vital emergency servi...
Unilateral pulmonary edema after minimal-invasive mitral valve surgery is a rare but in some cases severe complications, sometimes causing extracorporeal life support. The investigators ha...
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Noh, Sang Jae and Ho Lee. Rapidly progressing fatal high-altitude illness in a patient with hyperthyroidism. High Alt Med Biol 00:000-000, 2018. High-altitude illness (HAI) refers to a broad spectrum ...
Excessive accumulation of extravascular fluid in the lung, an indication of a serious underlying disease or disorder. Pulmonary edema prevents efficient PULMONARY GAS EXCHANGE in the PULMONARY ALVEOLI, and can be life-threatening.
A condition of lung damage that is characterized by bilateral pulmonary infiltrates (PULMONARY EDEMA) rich in NEUTROPHILS, and in the absence of clinical HEART FAILURE. This can represent a spectrum of pulmonary lesions, endothelial and epithelial, due to numerous factors (physical, chemical, or biological).
An insect-borne reovirus infection of horses, mules and donkeys in Africa and the Middle East; characterized by pulmonary edema, cardiac involvement, and edema of the head and neck.
Lung damage that is caused by the adverse effects of PULMONARY VENTILATOR usage. The high frequency and tidal volumes produced by a mechanical ventilator can cause alveolar disruption and PULMONARY EDEMA.
A multisystemic disorder characterized by a sensorimotor polyneuropathy (POLYNEUROPATHIES), organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal gammopathy, and pigmentary skin changes. Other clinical features which may be present include EDEMA; CACHEXIA; microangiopathic glomerulopathy; pulmonary hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PULMONARY); cutaneous necrosis; THROMBOCYTOSIS; and POLYCYTHEMIA. This disorder is frequently associated with osteosclerotic myeloma. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1335; Rev Med Interne 1997;18(7):553-62)
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