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Clinical Importance of Surfactant Defects (Progress in Respiration Research)

P. Von Wichert

Clinical Importance of Surfactant Defects (Progress in Respiration Research)

by P. Von Wichert

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Published by S. Karger AG (Switzerland) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine,
  • Medical / Nursing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12929059M
    ISBN 10380551011X
    ISBN 109783805510110

    This paper describes how a simple clinical observation led to a tremendous breakthrough in. the treatment of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome. 4. Whitsett JA, Weaver TE. Hydrophobic surfactant proteins in lung function and disease. N. Eng. J Med , LEARNING OBJECTIVES: You should be able to: Size: 1MB.   Surfactant dysfunction is caused by mutations in one of several genes, including SFTPB, SFTPC, and ABCA3. Each of these genes is involved in the production of surfactant. The production and release of surfactant is a complex process. The phospholipids and proteins that make up surfactant are packaged in cellular structures known as lamellar bodies.

    Start studying Importance of Surfactant. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. concern with the new application of these surfactant in various fields, initially surfactant was used mostly in the soap [ 1]gives the details about the percent use of surfactant in various sectors. In , theglobal surfactant market had a value estimated to have been worth $ billion.

    Pulmonary surfactant is the remarkable, highly surface-active lipoprotein complex (phospholipoprotein) that is present in and on the fluid lining the alveolar surface of the lungs. The inaccessibility of surfactant makes its exact in-vivo composition unknown, but based on studies using broncholaveolar lavage and in-vitro lung preparations, the major components of surfactant are lipids. Clinical indications. Surfactant replacement therapy should be considered in: neonates with clinical and radiographic evidence of RDS; neonates at risk of developing RDS (e.g. 40%; Surfactant replacement therapy may be considered in.


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Clinical Importance of Surfactant Defects (Progress in Respiration Research) by P. Von Wichert Download PDF EPUB FB2

International Symposium on Clinical Importance of Surfactant Defects ( Hamburg, Germany). Clinical importance of surfactant defects. Basel ; New York: Karger, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: P von Wichert.

Because the surfactant protein B (SP-B) is important for optimal surfactant function and because it is involved in the pathogenesis of pulmonary disease, we investigated the genetic variability of. Integrating basic and clinical research on the biophysical and physiological functions of pulmonary surfactants, this practical reference presents thorough, cutting-edge coverage on surfactant-related lung disease.

Manage neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and acute lung injury more effectively!5/5(1). Surfactant deficiency in adults with acute respiratory distress syndrome has long been recognized. Although clinical trials of surfactant therapy in adults have not achieved the level of success seen in neonates, multiple recent trials have suggested that success is possible.

These results have fueled currently ongoing large clinical trials. ABSTRACT. Pulmonary surfactant is a substance composed of a lipoprotein complex that is essential to pulmonary function.

Pulmonary surfactant proteins play an important role in the structure, function, and metabolism of surfactant; 4 specific surfactant proteins have been identified: surfactant proteins-A, surfactant proteins-B, surfactant proteins-C, and surfactant proteins-D.

Clinical. 1 An Overview of Surfactant Science and Technology 1 A Brief History of Surfactant Science and Technology 3 The Economic Importance of Surfactants 5 Some Traditional and Nontraditional Applications of Surfactants 7 Detergents and Cleaners 7 Cosmetics and Personal Care Products 8 Textiles and fibers 9.

The widespread importance of surfactants in practical a pplications, and scientific interest in their na ture and pr operties, ha ve precipita ted a wealth of published liter- a ture on the subject.

46 Physical Pharmacy 47 ( J mol –1 K), T is temperature in kelvins, c is the concentration in mol m–3 and x has a value of 1 for ionic surfactants in dilute solution. The area A occupied by a surfactant molecule at the solution–air interface can be calculated from A = 1/N A 23Γ 2 where N A is the Avogadro number ( × 10 moleculesFile Size: KB.

Surfactants – classification, features and applications Surfactants – classification, features and applications N. Denkov and S. Tcholakova Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Chemistry, Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria Lecture at COST P21 Training School “Physics of droplets: Basic and advanced topics”.

INTRODUCTION. Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) is observed in prematurely born infants. Surfactant production is insufficient due to the immature development of type II pneumocytes, which begin to produce surfactant at approximately 20 weeks gestation [].Insufficient surfactant leads to reduced pulmonary compliance and increased surface tension [2,3].Cited by: Another important characteristic of a surfactant is critical micelle concentration (CMC).

CMC is defined as the concentration of surfactants above which micelles are spontaneously formed. CMC is defined as the concentration of surfactants above which micelles are spontaneously formed.

trials with synthetic surfactants had begun. The First Clinical Trials with Synthetic Surfactants Developmental work on surfactant phospholipids by Marshall Klaus and his colleagues in San Francisco7 allowed the first trials with synthetic surfactants to be conducted in Canada and Singa-pore, with publications in and Alas, the Author: Henry L Halliday.

Pulmonary surfactants and their role in pathophysiology of lung disorders Aparna Akella & Shripad B Deshpande* Department of Physiology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, VaranasiIndia Surfactant is an agent that decreases the surface tension between two media.

The surface tension between gaseous. About Author: Dhananjay S Jadhav* (Pharmaceutical Technology), Division of Pharmaceutical Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon Maharashtra, India * [email protected] Abstract Recently, surfactants have become one of the most important chemical products.

They have become a subject of research, and their. The glycerides used to make surfactants contain saturated and unsaturated carboxylic acids which have an even number of carbon atoms, generally within the rangefor example, octadecanoic acid (stearic acid), CH 3 (CH 2) 16 CO 2 H.

Synthetic surfactants have one very important. Composition. Pulmonary surfactant is composed primarily of phospholipids and key proteins ().Lipids compose 80 to 90% of its molecular weight, of which the most abundant species are phosphatidylcholine, phosphatidylglycerol, and phosphatidylinositol (Figure 1); specifically, phosphatidylcholine constitutes approximately 70% of the lipid portion of surfactant, and it exists as a Cited by:   In summary, any exogenous surfactant replacement, as prophylaxis or for rescue treatment of RDS, results in important clinical benefits.

Natural surfactants (animal or human amniotic fluid) seem to be clinically superior to current synthetic surfactants.

After the onset of RDS, the earlier surfactant is used, the better the by: 4. Surfactant mixtures, for example, ionic and nonionic, or mixtures this is an important process for pollution control.

The above importance of emulsion in industry justifies a great deal of basic research to understand the origin of instability and methods to prevent their break down. Unfortunately, fundamental research on emulsions is not File Size: KB.

Surfactant contains four associated proteins, surfactant protein (SP)-A, SP-B, SP-C, and SP-D. Two of these proteins, SP-A and SP-D, are hydrophilic, and the others are hydrophobic ().SP-A and SP-D are members of a family of innate immune proteins, termed collectins (10, 11).These proteins have in common an NH 2-terminal collagen-like region and a C-terminal lectin domain that binds Cited by: Uses & Benefits.

Surfactants added to cleaning agents, like detergent, allow the detergent to mix into water, helping cleaning agents remove dirt from the surface being cleaned. Without surfactants, soaps wouldn’t mix with the water, but would just roll off the water, making the. A general introduction to surfactants, surface activity, and surfactant applications Important advances in the tools available for studying the activity of surfactants has significantly increased scientific understanding of interfaces at the molecular level.

However, there is still much to be learned.The importance of surfactant on the development of neonatal pulmonary diseases CLINICS ;62(2) Lyra PPR, Diniz EMA and nutritional deficiencies in these newborns. However, significant differences in the evolution of the pulmonary condition of newborn carriers of RDS having similar clini-cal characteristics and comparable risk factors.Surfactants are compounds that lower the surface tension (or interfacial tension) between two liquids, between a gas and a liquid, or between a liquid and a solid.

Surfactants may act as detergents, wetting agents, emulsifiers, foaming agents, and dispersants. The word surfactant is a blend of surface-active agent. Agents that increase surface tension are surface active in the literal sense.