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Antiretroviral therapy may reverse HIV-induced lung abnormalities

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Antiretroviral therapy does not adversely affect lung function in HIV-infected patients and may actually have a beneficial effect, according to study findings presented Monday at the Interscience Conference on...

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ECMO improves outcome of severe respiratory failure in adults

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In adults with acute respiratory failure, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) reduces mortality compared with conventional ventilation support, a study from the UK suggests. In a randomized multicenter trial...

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Diagnostic criteria for acute lung injury may be too stringent

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Given that arterial lines are used less frequently in pediatric ICUs these days, the criteria for diagnosis of acute lung injury are less often available, making it extremely difficult to conduct randomized controlled trials...