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Perioperative proADM-change is associated with the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome in critically ill cardiac surgery patients: a prospective cohort study.Aim: Biomarkers of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) after cardiac-surgery may help risk-stratification and management. Preoperative single-value proADM increases predictive capacity of scoring-system EuroSCORE. To include the impact of surgery, we aim to assess the predictive value of the perioperative proADM-change on development of ARDS in 40 cardiac-surgery patients. Materials & methods: ProADM was measured in nine sequential blood samples. The Berlin definition of ARDS was used. For data-analyses, a multivariate model of EuroSCORE and perioperative proADM-change, linear mixed models and logistic regression were used. Results: Perioperative proADM-change was associated with ARDS after cardiac-surgery, and it was superior to EuroSCORE. A perioperative proADM-change >1.5 nmol/l could predict ARDS. Conclusion: Predicting post-surgery ARDS with perioperative proADM-change enables clinicians to intensify lung-protective interventions and individualized fluid therapy to minimize secondary injury.