SESSION TITLE: Critical Care: ARDS/ALI
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
PURPOSE: Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is characterized by lung fibrosis which often leads to serious mortality. We sought to determine whether high level of the novel fibrosis biomarker galectin-3 (Gal-3) is associated with the severity of ARDS and poor outcomes.