Accession Number:

ADA285377

Title:

Inspired Gas Composition Influences Recovery from Experimental Venous Air Embolism

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. 30 Sep 1989-29 Jan 1990

Corporate Author:

ARMED FORCES INST OF PATHOLOGY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1991-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

This study examined the effect of varying the breathing gas mixture on recovery from an experimentally induced venous air embolism VAE. The specific objectives of this study were as follows 1 To assess the lungs ability to dissipate a second air embolism. 2 To compare treatment gas breathing to air breathing with regard to a Maximum change in physiological variables b Length of time taken for the return to baseline of physiological variables c Amount of residual intravascular air and d Frequency with which venous air emboli are passed to the arterial circulation.

Subject Categories:

  • Biochemistry
  • Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE