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The beta agonist lung injury trial prevention. A randomized controlled trial.

Abstract:

RATIONALE: Experimental studies suggest that pretreatment with β-agonists might prevent acute lung injury (ALI). OBJECTIVES: To determine if in adult patients undergoing elective esophagectomy, perioperative treatment with inhaled β-agonists effects the development of early ALI. METHODS: We conducted a randomized placebo-controlled trial in 12 UK centers (2008-2011). Adult patients undergoing elective esophagectomy were allocated to prerandomized, sequentially numbered treatment packs contain...

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10.1164/rccm.201308-1549oc

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Journal:
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
Volume:
189
Issue:
6
Pages:
674-683
Publication date:
2014-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1535-4970
ISSN:
1073-449X
URN:
uuid:df05dbd5-863a-4020-bf91-b2062458df6c
Source identifiers:
445860
Local pid:
pubs:445860

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