Identification and properties of parietal pleural afferents in rabbits.

  title={Identification and properties of parietal pleural afferents in rabbits.},
  author={Yves Jammes and Delphine Sophie Trousse and St{\'e}phane Delpierre},
  journal={The Journal of physiology},
  volume={567 Pt 2},
Although pain and dyspnoea are common symptoms in pleural diseases, there are few studies on the sensory innervation of the pleura. Using rabbits, after removal of all muscles in the intercostal space to be studied, we investigated the afferents of the internal intercostal nerve by applying to the internal thoracic wall pieces of gauze soaked in warmed (37 degrees C), buffered saline (mechanical stimulation) or solutions containing lactic acid, inflammatory mediators or capsaicin (chemical… CONTINUE READING


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