volume 24, issue 1, P122-128 2009
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2008.01.008
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Abstract: AbstractBackground: Open lung biopsy (OLB) is helpful in the management of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) of unknown etiology. We determine the impact of surgical lung biopsies performed at the bedside on the management of patients with ARDS. Methods: We reviewed all consecutive cases of patients with ARDS who underwent a surgical OLB at the bedside in a medical intensive care unit between 1993 and 2005. Results: Biopsies were performed in 19 patients mechanically ventilated for ARDS…

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