PMID: 589006Sep 1, 1977

The effect of experimental haemorrhagic shock on the bacterial content of thoracic duct lymph

The British Journal of Surgery
M S BarsoumE M Ekladios

Abstract

The effect of haemorrhagic shock on the simultaneous appearance of enteric micro-organisms in the central lymph and the portal blood was studied in 30 dogs. Irreversible haemorrhagic shock results in portal bacteraemia but the lymph remains sterile. Thoracic duct drainage is harmful and hastens the onset of irreversibility.

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Sep 1, 1962·The American Journal of Physiology·B BLATTBERG, M N LEVY
Jan 1, 1946·The Journal of Clinical Investigation·H C Wiggers, R C Ingraham
Aug 1, 1948·The American Journal of Physiology·O GLASSER, I H PAGE
Mar 31, 1934·The Journal of Experimental Medicine·C K DrinkerH K Ward

Related Concepts

Canis familiaris
Lymph
Portal System
Shock, Hemorrhagic
Thoracic Duct

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