Papers And Originals

Changes in Lung Capillary Permeability in Renal Failure

Br Med J 1972; 4 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.4.5837.388 (Published 18 November 1972) Cite this as: Br Med J 1972;4:388
  1. W. A. Crosbie,
  2. S. Snowden,
  3. V. Parsons

    Abstract

    Excess fluid in the lung can be quantified in chronic dialysis patients by using the double indicator dilution technique. The lung capillaries show an increased permeability to sodium when these patents develop pulmonary oedema.