TITLE

EXPERIMENTAL INTERSTITIAL PULMONARY EDEMA

AUTHOR(S)
Valdiv�a, Enrique
PUB. DATE
June 1967
SOURCE
Angiology;Jun1967, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p378
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
One subcutaneous injection of monocrotaline in young Sprague-Dawley rats produces interstitial alveolar edema, platelets accumulation, interstitial pneumonitis, foci of pulmonary atelectasis and the development of giant granular pneumocytes. Monocrotaline is a poison which readily injures the cellular components of the alveolar wall. Increased pulmonary capillary endothelium permeability is observed shortly after the alkaloid administration.
ACCESSION #
16388119

 

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