Accession Number:

AD0642418

Title:

PULMONARY PATHOLOGY OF OXYGEN TOXICITY: PART I. ELECTRON MICROSCOPIC AND MORPHOMETRIC STUDY OF RAT LUNGS EXPOSED TO 98.5% O2 AT ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE.

Descriptive Note:

Annual summary rept.,

Corporate Author:

ZURICH UNIV (SWITZERLAND) DEPT OF ANATOMY

Report Date:

1965-01-31

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

Rats were exposed to pure oxygen at 1 atm. The lungs were investigated by electron microscopy using morphometric methods. First damage occurred during the second day and progressed. Capillary blood volume decreased air-blood barrier increased in thickness. The degree of impairment of pulmonary function was calculated. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Toxicology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE