Pretreatment with atorvastatin attenuates lung injury caused by high-stretch mechanical ventilation in an isolated rabbit lung model Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Acute Lung Injury
  • Heptanoic Acids
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • Pyrroles
  • Respiration, Artificial

abstract

  • In this model, atorvastatin improves alveolar capillary permeability and hemodynamics and, thus, attenuates lung injury caused by high-stretch mechanical ventilation.

publication date

  • May 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181d9dad6

PubMed ID

  • 20308883

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1321

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 38

number

  • 5