Журнал клеточной науки и терапии

Журнал клеточной науки и терапии
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Protecting the Endothelial Cell Barrier

Atul D. Joshi , John D. Catravas

Endothelial barrier dysfunction (EBD) is a major cause of various vascular diseases such as sepsis, acute lung injury (ALI) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) [1,2]. Current therapeutic strategies to mitigate these vascular pathologies involve administration of broad-spectrum antibiotics [3,4] and anti-cytokine antibodies [5,6] providing limited alleviation of symptoms and are clearly insufficient.