Effects of Latex and Different Doses of Silica on Behavior of Iron Particles in Rabbit Lungs
Silica is known to have a fibrogenic effect on pulmonary tissue and give rise to silicosis. Frequent complications of pulmonary infection suggest the disturbed clearance in the silicotic lung. Early studies on the pathogenesis of silicosis suggested that the basic lesion was to macrophages. Silica has been shown to be toxic for macrophages.
KeywordsIron Particle Relaxation Curve Iron Oxide Particle Rabbit Lung Clearance Curve
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