Article Abstract

Hyaluronan in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS): simply a biomarker or a deeper insight into ARDS mechanisms?

Authors: Caterina Lonati, Jacopo Fumagalli, Alberto Zanella, Elena Spinelli, Tommaso Mauri

Abstract

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) affects a large number of patients admitted to the intensive care unit, it’s usually associated with multiple organ dysfunctions and mortality rate is very high (≈40%) (1).