Accession Number : ADA302217

Title :   Clinical Studies of Synthetic Peptide-Containing Pulmonary Surfactant in Patients with Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Aug 94-31 Jul 95,

Corporate Author : SCRIPPS RESEARCH INST LA JOLLA CA

Personal Author(s) : Cochrane, Charles G.

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Report Date : 27 NOV 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A peptide-containing pulmonary surfactant has been developed, called KL - Surfactant. Assessment of activity and safety has been performed successfully in preterm subhuman primates and in 47 preterm human infants (IND %4O,287). This synthetic surfactant is now being tested in Adult human RDS.

Descriptors :   *RESPIRATORY SYSTEM, *PULMONARY INSUFFICIENCY, *RESPIRATORY DISEASES, HUMANS, PEPTIDES, CLINICAL MEDICINE, SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS, PRIMATES, ADULTS, INFANTS.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE