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February - 2020


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Effect of Intravenous Interferon B-1a on Death and Days Free From Mechanical Ventilation Among Patients With Moderate to Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

V.M Ranieri, V Pettila, M Karvonen, et al for the INTEREST Study Group JAMA, 2020, Online 1st Feb


Why? In ARDS, the key pathophysiological event is an uncontrolled inflammatory response, with injury to epithelium and endothelium of the alveolar-capillary barrier, resulting in pulmonary vascular leakage into the alveolar space. There are no effective ARDS specific drug...


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