PMID: 5912215Jun 1, 1966

Experiments on the genesis of bubbles as a result of rapid decompression

The Journal of Physiology
M J LeverE B Smith

Abstract

1. The time course of intravascular bubble formation in mice after rapid decompression from 150 Lb/sq. in. has been followed in vivo in a flap preparation of thoracic and abdominal skin.2. Gas appeared first in the arteries, moving distally after a latent period of 3 min or more. Then bubbles appeared, moving centrally, in the venous system.3. The arterial bubbles could not be attributed to air forced into the circulation from the lungs or lumen of the gut.

Citations

Oct 1, 1967·Respiration Physiology·L V EmersonR G Lentle
May 29, 2016·Research in Veterinary Science·Yara Bernaldo de QuirósAntonio Fernández
Nov 21, 2007·IEEE Transactions on Bio-medical Engineering·M A ChappellS J Payne
Nov 1, 1979·Experimental Neurology·S P GruenauS I Rapoport
Sep 28, 1971·Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Containing Papers of a Biological Character·H B GriffithsE B Smith
Sep 10, 2020·Scientific Reports·Marina ArreguiAntonio Fernández

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