Toxicity studies of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) in pneumoperitoneum.

  title={Toxicity studies of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) in pneumoperitoneum.},
  author={H. Hodge and W. G. Swalbach and H. Rahn},
  journal={Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association. American Pharmaceutical Association},
  volume={47 3, Part 1},
  • H. Hodge, W. G. Swalbach, H. Rahn
  • Published 1958
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association. American Pharmaceutical Association
  • The results of studies of rats and dogs maintained with pneumoperitoneum of sulfur hexafluoride, and with air for control observations, for periods of six months are reported. The toxicity found was of a sufficiently low order to warrant initial treatments of humans. 
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