Pulmonary fine structural changes in children with tissue hypoxia

Marvin W. Harrison, Reid S. Connell, John R. Campbell, Michael C. Webb

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Six children have undergone lung biopsy for evaluation of fine structure. Four children demonstrated increased DAVO2 preoperatively and had marked ultrastructural changes in their lungs. Such changes appear to result from embolization of microthrombi or microaggregates to the lung from under-oxygenated tissue.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)695-702
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of pediatric surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 1976
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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