Accession Number:

ADA043745

Title:

Further Studies Into the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Post-Traumatic Pulmonary Insufficiency with Special Reference to the Role of Banked Blood.

Descriptive Note:

Annual progress rept.,

Corporate Author:

QUEEN'S MEDICAL CENTER HONOLULU HI CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-03-30

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

Studies have focused on two primary areas 1 microaggregate formation, 2 animal studies on post injury pulmonary insufficiency. Studies on microaggregate formation have 1 Established a new and more accurate method for microaggregate counting with an electron particle counter. 2 Established a method for stabilizing in reversible microaggregates such as those occurring in vivo in shock. 3 Completed comparison of Bentley, Pall and Fenwal blood filters. 4 Shown that infused stored patelets have a half-life of about 12 hours in baboons. 5 Began in vivo studies on microaggregate formation.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE