Jul 6, 2000

The structural changes in the lungs in the acute period of a myocardial infarct in the wake of ventricular fibrillation

Likars'ka sprava
S G Gichka

Abstract

Time-related course was studied of structural changes in the lung tissue in acute myocardial infarction having developed in the wake of secondary ventricular fibrillation, using investigational methods common in biology, histochemistry, and electron-microscopy. It has been found out that development in patients with acute myocardial infarction of ventricular fibrillation greatly aggravates the course of the illness inducing origination of profound and even irreversible alternative changes in all constituents of the aerohematic barrier. The above patients developed structural as well as functional pulmonary insufficiency which is at its greatest within 2 to 4 days of the onset of ventricular fibrillation.

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Ventricular Fibrillation
Lung
Paroxysmal Familial Ventricular Fibrillation
Myocardial Infarction
Acute Disease
Histocytochemistry
Electron Microscopy
Microscopy
Histological Techniques
Blood-Air Barrier

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