Response of the Lung after Pneumonectomy in Alloxan Diabetic Rats

@inproceedings{SeidelResponseOT,
  title={Response of the Lung after Pneumonectomy in Alloxan Diabetic Rats},
  author={Am{\'e}lia Cristina Seidel and Djalma Jos{\'e} Fagundes and Neil Ferreira Novo and Y{\'a}ra Juliano and Hugo Meister and Roberto Barbosa Bazotte}
}
In order to determine the response of remaining lung after pneumonectomy during diabetes, female Wistar rats that received an intraperitoneal injection of alloxan (D Group) or saline (C Group) were submitted to lung resection. Six days after alloxan injection (45 mg/kg), diabetes was confirmed. The rats were randomized divided in 3 subgroups: non-operated (NO), sham operation (SO) and left pneumonectomy (PE). Thirty days after the surgery all rats were killed and the weight and volume of the… CONTINUE READING