[The effect of intermittent hydrogen chloride exposure on the lung function of the guinea pig].

Abstract

23 guinea pigs were exposed to 15 mg/m3 HCl gas 5 days/week, 2 hours daily, for 7 weeks. 15 animals served as controls. From the 5th day of exposure, the following lung function parameters were evaluated in anaesthetised animals: VT, fR, minute volume, TGV, Vmax, R1, Rw, Rrs, Cl, Cw, Crs, delta Poes/VT, hemoglobin, SaO2, PaO2, PaCO2, pH, SBC, BE. These… (More)

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