The Effect of a Reticuloendothelial-Depressing Substance on Survival From Shock

  • Benjamin Blattberg
  • Matthew N. Levy
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 1)


Here is some evidence which has led us to postulate the formation of a reticuloendothelial-depressing substance (RDS) during shock.


Superior Mesenteric Artery Splenic Vein Ischemic Intestine Endotoxin Shock Portal Venous Blood 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • Benjamin Blattberg
    • 1
  • Matthew N. Levy
    • 1
  1. 1.Research LaboratoriesSt. Vincent Charity HospitalClevelandUSA

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