Author(s): Eckle T, Koeppen M, Eltzschig HK
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Abstract Acute lung injury (ALI) is a lung disease characterized by pulmonary edema and severe hypoxia. The past decade hosted a search for endogenous mechanisms controlling lung inflammation and pulmonary edema during ALI. As such, recent evidence indicates extracellular adenosine in orchestrating the resolution of pulmonary edema and inflammation during ALI.
This article was published in Physiology (Bethesda)
and referenced in Journal of Anesthesia & Clinical Research