Iron disequilibrium in the rat lung after instilled blood.

  title={Iron disequilibrium in the rat lung after instilled blood.},
  author={Andrew J Ghio and Judy H. Richards and Kay M Crissman and Jacqueline D. Carter},
  volume={118 3},
STUDY OBJECTIVES The extravasation of erythrocytes into the human lung occurs in a myriad of pulmonary disorders. Metal that is initially included in hemoglobin has been postulated to precipitate a disequilibrium in iron metabolism, to present an oxidative stress, and to contribute to tissue injury in several lung diseases. The objective of this study is to test the hypothesis that the tracheal instillation of blood in an animal model would have significant effects on iron equilibrium and would… CONTINUE READING
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