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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: February 3rd, 2011 Reviewed: October 4th, 2011 Published: March 2nd, 2012

DOI: 10.5772/26036

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Written By

Martin Fronius

Submitted: February 3rd, 2011 Reviewed: October 4th, 2011 Published: March 2nd, 2012