[Effect of inhaled nitric oxide in a patient with intracranial hypertension]

Ann Fr Anesth Reanim. 1999 Feb;18(2):225-9. doi: 10.1016/s0750-7658(99)80073-2.
[Article in French]


Inhaled nitric oxide (NO) may be beneficial in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The effects of inhaled NO on intracranial pressure have not yet been assessed. This case shows the beneficial effects of inhaled NO in a patient with ARDS and intracranial hypertension.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Administration, Inhalation
  • Adult
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Intracranial Hypertension / etiology
  • Intracranial Hypertension / physiopathology
  • Intracranial Hypertension / therapy*
  • Nitric Oxide / administration & dosage
  • Nitric Oxide / therapeutic use*
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome / complications
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome / physiopathology
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome / therapy*
  • Vasodilation


  • Nitric Oxide