Paraquat lung

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Paraquat lung

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The terms "Paraquat lung" returned 14 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Connective tissue growth factor stimulates the proliferation, migration and differentiation of lung fibroblasts during paraquat-induced pulmonary fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Zhizhou Yang, Zhaorui Sun, Hongmei Liu, Yi Ren, Danbing Shao, Wei Zhang, Jinfeng Lin, Joy Wolfram, Feng Wang, Shinan Nie

Journal: Mol Med Rep. 2015 Jul;12(1):1091-7.

 

It is well established that paraquat (PQ) poisoning can cause severe lung injury during the early stages of exposure, finally leading to irreversible pulmonary fibrosis. Connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) is an essential growth factor that is involved in tissue repair and pulmonary ...

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2015

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DNaseI protects against Paraquat-induced acute lung injury and pulmonary fibrosis mediated by mitochondrial DNA.
 

Author(s): Guo Li, Li Yuzhen, Chen Yi, Chen Xiaoxiang, Zhou Wei, Zhu Changqing, Ye Shuang

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2015 ;2015():386952.

 

Paraquat (PQ) poisoning is a lethal toxicological challenge that served as a disease model of acute lung injury and pulmonary fibrosis, but the mechanism is undetermined and no effective treatment has been discovered.

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2015

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Ratio of angiopoietin-2 to angiopoietin-1 predicts mortality in acute lung injury induced by paraquat.
 

Author(s): Jae-Sung Choi, Kyung-A Kwak, Min-Ju Park, Young-Hee Kim, Hyo-Wook Gil, Ho-Yeon Song, Sae-Yong Hong

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To determine whether initial reactive oxygen species (ROS)-induced endothelial cell injury is involved in early death after paraquat intoxication and concentrations of angiopoietin-1 (Ang-1), angiopoietin-2 (Ang-2), and von Willebrand factor (VWF) reflecting endothelial cell injury, ...

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2013

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The terms "Paraquat lung" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prospects for treatment of paraquat-induced lung fibrosis with immunosuppressive drugs and the need for better prediction of outcome: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): M Eddleston, M F Wilks, N A Buckley

Journal: QJM. 2003 Nov;96(11):809-24.

 

Acute paraquat self-poisoning is a significant problem in parts of Asia, the Pacific and the Caribbean. Ingestion of large amounts of paraquat results in rapid death, but smaller doses often cause a delayed lung fibrosis that is usually fatal. Anti-neutrophil ('immunosuppressive') ...

Last Updated: 20 Oct 2003

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The pathology of the lung in paraquat poisoning.
 

Author(s): P Smith, D Heath

Journal: J Clin Pathol Suppl (R Coll Pathol). 1975 ;9():81-93.

 

Last Updated: 1 Nov 1976

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Human Umbilical-Cord-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy in Paraquat Poisoning Induced Lung Injury
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Paraquat Poisoning; Lung Injury

 

Last Updated: 12 May 2015

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