Basic & Clinical Medicine ›› 2021, Vol. 41 ›› Issue (7): 1047-1051.

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Research advances in NETs and acute respiratory distress syndrome

WANG Hang-hang, WANG Dao-xin*   

  1. Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing 400010,China
  • Received:2020-07-18 Revised:2020-09-30 Online:2021-07-05 Published:2021-06-17
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Abstract: Neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) are novel antibacterial method, which in overdose may directly or indirectly cause lung injury and promote inflammatory responses. NETs are closely related to the progression of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and may provide new clues for the treatment of ARDS.

Key words: neutrophil extracellular traps, acute respiratory distress syndrome, pathogenesis

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