Estimating structural alterations in animal models of lung emphysema. Is there a gold standard?

@article{Ochs2014EstimatingSA,
  title={Estimating structural alterations in animal models of lung emphysema. Is there a gold standard?},
  author={Matthias Ochs},
  journal={Annals of anatomy = Anatomischer Anzeiger : official organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft},
  year={2014},
  volume={196 1},
  pages={26-33}
}
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common lung diseases. The major component of COPD, which affects the gas-exchanging parenchyma of the lung, emphysema, is characterized by destruction of alveolar septae leading to loss of functional surface, loss of alveoli and enlargement of remaining distal airspaces. These microstructural… CONTINUE READING