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Adult respiratory distress syndrome after limited resection of adenocarcinoma of the lung.
  1. S el Bayadi,
  2. D B Ettensohn,
  3. J Yashar
  1. Brown University Program in Medicine, Roger Williams General Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island.

    Abstract

    Two cases of the adult respiratory distress syndrome developed after limited resection for lung carcinoma. No other known precipitants were evident. The adult respiratory distress syndrome is a clinical expression of acute lung injury that may arise from various insults and include air and blood borne factors. Tumour related blood borne factors may have contributed to lung injury in these cases.

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