Jan 1, 1977

Relationship between pulmonary embolism, airway obstruction and hypersensitivity of the airways in dogs: influence of partial vagus nerve blockade

Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases
M S IslamW T Ulmer

Abstract

Experiments in dogs showed an increase in deltaPoes/100 ml TV after embolization which returns to normal after blocking the vagus nerves, indicating an increase in airway resistance. A marked sensitization to ACh inhalation by embolism with both blood clots and glass beads was demonstrated. This hypersensitivity is vagus-dependent.

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Airway Resistance
Vagus Nerve Structure
Hemodynamics
Acetylcholine Sulfate (1: 1)
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Blood Gas Analysis
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Choking
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Canis familiaris

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