Extravascular lung water in acute respiratory distress syndrome: potential clinical value, assumptions and limitations

Luigi Camporota*, Mark De Neef, Richard Beale

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Abstract

Extravascular lung water has been proposed as a marker of disease severity, response to treatment and mortality in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Here, we discuss its potential value and limitations in clinical practice.

Original languageEnglish
Article number114
Number of pages2
JournalCRITICAL CARE
Volume16
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Feb 2012

Keywords

  • INJURY

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