Resolution of pulmonary edema. Mechanisms of liquid, protein, and cellular clearance from the lung

Clin Chest Med. 1985 Sep;6(3):521-45.

Abstract

This article considers the resolution of pulmonary edema with an emphasis on the mechanisms of liquid and protein clearance from the interstitium and air spaces of the lung.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Body Water / metabolism*
  • Capillary Permeability
  • Epithelium / physiology
  • Extracellular Space / metabolism*
  • Humans
  • Lung / metabolism*
  • Monocytes / physiology
  • Neutrophils / physiology
  • Proteins / metabolism*
  • Pulmonary Alveoli / metabolism
  • Pulmonary Circulation
  • Pulmonary Edema / metabolism*
  • Pulmonary Edema / pathology

Substances

  • Proteins