Evaluation of lung function after intratracheal perfluorocarbon administration in healthy animals

Tutuncu A., Houmes R., Bos J., Wollmer P., Lachmann B.

CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, vol.24, no.2, pp.274-279, 1996 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/00003246-199602000-00016
  • Title of Journal : CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.274-279


Objectives: To investigate the effects of partial liquid ventila tion (i.e., mechanical ventilation in combination with intratracheal administration of perfluorocarbon) on lung function, with particular attention to the integrity of the alveolocapillary membrane in healthy adult animals.