Decompresssion Sickness Studies.
Medical research progress rept.,
NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH INST BETHESDA MD
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Conditioned male mongrel dogs were splenectomized and used to model paralytic decompression sickness. Physiologic monitoring, hemalotogic studies, blood volume studies, cinevenography and pathologic analysis have combined to indicate a major role of venous obstruction at the level of the epidural vertebral venous system in the pathogenesis of spinal cord damage in decompression sickness. Author
- Stress Physiology