Lung Damage by Artificial Ventilation Proof by Radiological Techniques

  • G. A. Wegenius
Conference paper


This presentation is divided into two parts. In the first the concept of quantal alveolar behaviour is introduced and radiological observations obtained experimentally will be presented, as well as possible implications for the induction of barotrauma. In the second part clinical manifestations of barotrauma will be presented and typical features of their radiological presentation demonstrated.


Lung Injury Radiological Technique Extravascular Lung Water Alveolar Collapse Lung Damage 
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