Ultrastructural study on the alveolar-capillary injury with pulmonary edema induced by oleic acid in dogs.


Oleic acid induced pulmonary edema was subjected as an experimental model of ARDS. Three adult mongrel dogs were injected with 0. 09 ml/kg of oleic acid into the pulmonary artery and sacrificed 2 hours later. Light and electron microscopic studies were carried out on the pulmonary specimen. The light microsc9pic findings showed bronchovascular cuffs and… (More)


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