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a thin outer covering of an object

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More than 50 conditions can result in injury to the alveolar-capillary membrane and lead to ARDS, with sepsis being the most frequent cause (Gordon & Ennis, 2017; Mayo Clinic, 2017).
Reduced alveolar-capillary membrane diffusing capacity in chronic heart failure.
Further, loss of integrity of alveolar-capillary membrane and infiltration of inflammatory cells in the lungs suggest inflammation.
The primary abnormality in ARDS is the disruption of the alveolar-capillary membrane.
Inhaled nitric oxide may modulate the acute neutrophilic inflammation of the lung parenchyma and dysfunction of the alveolar-capillary membrane that characterises acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Because the soluble fraction of the particles may better penetrate the alveolar-capillary membrane and be in contact with the pulmonary vessels than the whole particles when inhaled, we determined whether the soluble fraction of UPs could activate ERK1/2 and p38 MAPK.
The increased surface area will amplify the gas liquid interphase at the alveolar-capillary membrane and theoretically the gasses should be able to follow naturally occurring pressure gradients with greater efficacy.
Diffusion of oxygen through the alveolar-capillary membrane worsens at high altitude.
The increased surface area will amplify the gas liquid interphase at the alveolar-capillary membrane and theoretically the gases should be able to follow naturally occurring pressure gradients with greater efficacy.
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