Role of pulmonary innervation in canine in situ lung-perfusion preparation: a new model of neurogenic pulmonary oedema.

1. In situ canine lungs were perfused in the presence or absence of the nerves which coursed to the heart and lungs (the cardiopulmonary nerves, CPN). 2. A right heart-bypassed preparation was made first, so that the respiratory and circulatory conditions could be controlled beforehand. It was then switched to a lung-perfusion preparation, in which the… CONTINUE READING