Cardiopulmonary effects of a brief exposure to cigarette smoke in the guinea pig.

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To investigate whether the acute inflammatory response produced by acute cigarette smoke exposure is associated with alterations in pulmonary and cardiovascular function, using a respirator we exposed 8 guinea pigs to 350 ml of cigarette smoke diluted in 2,000 ml room air for 10 min. Lung volumes, pressure volume curves and flow volume curves were performed… (More)

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@article{Wright1990CardiopulmonaryEO, title={Cardiopulmonary effects of a brief exposure to cigarette smoke in the guinea pig.}, author={Jewel Wright and Neil Harrison}, journal={Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases}, year={1990}, volume={57 2}, pages={70-6} }