A study of the alveolar basement membrane in the normal and emphysematous human lung

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dc.contributor.advisor Rosene, Gordon L. en_US
dc.contributor.author Bowser, Michael A., 1946- en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:30:21Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:30:21Z
dc.date.created 1970 en_US
dc.date.issued 1970
dc.identifier LD2489.Z78 1970 .B6 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/180033
dc.description.abstract This investigator studied the right upper lobe of the lung in 16 autopsy cases with 11 different systemic and pulmonary pathologies. Four of the lungs were diagnosed as normal, six as emphysematous, and six had other recognizable pathology. Portions of each lung were fixed in Bouin's solution, embedded in paraffin, and sectioned at five microns. They were stained with the Periodic Acid Stain and observed under the phase contrast microscope. The alveolar-capillary basement membrane appeared blue under phase contrast in comparison to the surrounding tissue which was red. There was no statistical difference found in the alveolar-capillary basement membrane width of normal lung versus the emphysematous lung or the lung of a case with any other pulmonary pathology that was studied. The phase contrast microscope proved to be a valuable tool for studying the basement membrane in the lung.Ball State UniversityMuncie, IN 47306 en_US
dc.format.extent iv, 41 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Emphysema, Pulmonary. en_US
dc.subject.other Ball State University. Thesis (M.S.) en_US
dc.title A study of the alveolar basement membrane in the normal and emphysematous human lung en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.S.)--Ball State University, 1970. en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/415886 en_US


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