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Mechanical Forces Impair Alveolar Ion Transport Processes – A Putative Mechanism Contributing to the Formation of Pulmonary Edema

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Martin Fronius

Submitted: 03 February 2011 Published: 02 March 2012

DOI: 10.5772/26036

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Lung Diseases - Selected State of the Art Reviews

Edited by Elvis Malcolm Irusen

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Written By

Martin Fronius

Submitted: 03 February 2011 Published: 02 March 2012