[New aspects of the shock lung (author's transl)].

@article{Schlag1982NewAO,
  title={[New aspects of the shock lung (author's transl)].},
  author={G{\"u}nther Schlag and Heinz Redl},
  journal={Anasthesie, Intensivtherapie, Notfallmedizin},
  year={1982},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={86-91}
}
Using intravital lung biopsies and a shock model, which is based on preceding ultrastructural studies in humans, we could detect leucostasis and swelling of endothelial cells as a sign of the "lung in shock". These events are responsible for the resulting irreversible lung deterioration, though they are not accessible to clinical diagnosis. Therefore one… CONTINUE READING