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Pleural fluid protein is inversely correlated with age in uncomplicated parapneumonic pleural effusions
Objectives: Assess whether age influences standard biochemical parameters used in the differential diagnosis of transudative and exudative pleural effusions. Design and methods: We retrospectively analyzed data from the ...
Influence of the sodium transport inhibition by amiloride on the transmesothelial resistance of isolated visceral sheep peritoneum
The peritoneal mesothelium is a barrier to ion transport in peritoneal dialysis. In the present study, we used Ussing chamber experiments to investigate the effect of amiloride on the transmesothelial electrical resistance ...
Left-handedness in asthmatic children
Left-handedness has been associated with asthma and allergic disorders. The Geschwind-Behan-Galaburda (GBG) hypothesis could explain this association. In view of previous findings, we investigated the distribution of ...
mu-Opioid stimulation of isolated parietal sheep peritoneum decreases peritoneal permeability in vitro
The peritoneal mesothelium is one of the main barriers to ion transport in peritoneal dialysis. In a previous study, we showed the existence of a micro-opioid influence on the in vitro ionic permeability of serosal membranes ...
Effect of adrenaline on transmesothelial resistance of isolated sheep pleura
The effect of adrenaline on the transmesothelial resistance (R-TM) of sheep's visceral and parietal pleura was studied using the Ussing chamber technique. Basal transmesothelial resistance of visceral pleura was found to ...
Comparison of the electrophysiological properties of the sheep isolated costal and diaphragmatic parietal pleura
1. Pleural permeability may contribute to pleural fluid turnover. The transmesothelial resistance (R-TM), is an established surrogate of mesothelial permeability. The aim of the present study was to compare the ...