Published in Blood Weekly, May 5th, 2005
According to a recent report from the United States, "Ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI) is an inflammatory process that can be attenuated by lung protective ventilation strategies.
"Our objectives to further investigate the pathogenesis of ALI and VILI and the mechanism of lung protection in these syndromes were: 1) to determine if plasma measurements of soluble TNF receptor I (sTNFRI) and II (sTNFRII) would predict the development of ALI and mortality in a small single center trial; 2) to test the predictive value of these markers...
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