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Pulmonary Edema

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This comprehensive reference illuminates recent breakthroughs in understanding the pathogenesis, pathophysiology, and resolution of pulmonary edema, and highlights new therapeutic options for managing patients with accompanying acute respiratory failure. Pooling the experience of more than 40 international experts in the field, "Pulmonary Edema" reviews state-of-the-art methods and technology for measuring transvascular fluid balance and protein flux in the lung; presents the radiographic, clinical, and laboratory features of pulmonary edema in critically ill patients; outlines the alveolar epithelial fluid transport capacity of the alveolar epithelium in removing edema fluid from the lung; explains how sepsis, pneumonia, aspiration, and major trauma contribute to pulmonary edema; assesses new approaches for treating both hydrostatic and increased-permeability pulmonary edema; discusses the potential role of aquaporins in the formation and resolution of pulmonary edema; and; describes how positive pressure ventilation may amplify the degree of acute lung injury. It also details the mechanisms for removal of excess fluid and protein from the airspaces and interstitium of the lung; examines impending clinical applications of recent basic findings in treating pulmonary edema and acute respiratory distress syndrome and more! Featuring more than 2700 references, drawings, photographs, and equations, this book is suitable for pulmonary disease, critical care, and surgical critical care specialists, chest physicians, respiratory physiologists, cardiologists, respiratory therapists, anesthesiologists, anatomists, cell biologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, general internists, pediatricians, and graduate and medical school students in these disciplines.
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Pathophysiology and Clinical Assessment Physiological Basis of Pulmonary Edema, Jahar Bhattacharya Histopathology of Pulmonary Edema and the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Kurt H. Albertine Radiographic Manifestations of Pulmonary Edema, Robert D. Suh and Denise R. Aberle Evaluation of Pulmonary Endothelial Barrier Function: Quantifying Pulmonary Edema and Lung Injury, Daniel P. Schuster Specific Clinical Etiologies Hydrostatic Pulmonary Edema, Mary I. Townsley Increased-Permeability Pulmonary Edema from Sepsis/Endotoxemia, Ivan M. Robbins, John H. Newman, Kenneth L. Brigham Pulmonary Edema Associated with Bacterial Pneumonia, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish, Teiji Sawa, Kiyoyasu Kurahashi, Maria Ohara, and Michael A. Gropper Aspiration Syndromes: Acid, Salt Water, and Fresh Water, Hans G. Folkesson and Richard M. Effros Increased-Permeability Edema Following Hemorrhagic and Traumatic Shock, Katharina Modelska and Jean-Francois Pittet Neurogenic Pulmonary Edema, Michael B. Maron and Charles F. Pilati High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema, Herbert N. Hultgren Mechanisms Underlying Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury of the Lung, John E. Heffner Lung Injury Induced by Mechanical Ventilation, Jacob Iasha Sznajder, Karen M. Ridge, Georges Saumon, and Didier Dreyfuss Resolution and Treatment Resolution of Alveolar Edema: In Vivo Studies, Ethan P. Carter, Chrystelle Garat, Tsutomu Sakuma, Yibing Wang, Andre R. Campbell, and Michael A. Matthay Biophysical Properties of Na+ Channels in Alveolar Epithelial Cells, Yi Guo, Michael D. DuVall, and Sadis Matalon Na,K-ATPase and the Clearance of Pulmonary Edema Fluid, David H. Ingbar, Christine H. Wendt, and Edward D. Crandall Use of Isolated Lungs to Clarify the Mechanisms by Which Alveolar Edema Is Resolved, Georges Saumon Water Transport and Molecular Water Channels in Lung, Alan S. Verkman Alveolar Protein Clearance, Randolph H. Hastings and Kwang-Jin Kim Treatment of Acute Pulmonary Edema and the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Yves Berthiaume, Lorraine B. Ware, and Michael A. Matthay

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