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Table 3 Selected studies of bronchodilator effects of beta agonists in acute lung injury

From: Science review: Mechanisms of beta-receptor stimulation-induced improvement of acute lung injury and pulmonary edema

Study Cohort Treatment Effect
Morina and colleagues, 1997 [56] Human ARDS Salbutamol Decreased airway resistance, increased compliance
Pesenti and colleagues, 1993 [55] Human ARDS Salbutamol Decreased airway resistance
Wright and colleagues, 1994 [57] Human ARDS Metoproterenol Decreased airway resistance
  1. ARDS, acute respiratory distress syndrome.