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Models of Lung Disease

Microscopy and Structural Methods, 1st Edition

By Joan Gil

CRC Press

1,032 pages

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This research-level reference provides a review of the morphological techniques that have become a primary method of anatomical study correlating structure and function in lung physiology and pathology. Detailing the evolution of anatomy as a research discipline, it explores general structural techn

Table of Contents

Part One: GENERAL TECHNIQUES. 1. Controlled and Reproducible Fixation of the Lung for Correlated Studies. 2. Fixation of Human Lungs. 3. Electron Microscopy in Lung Research. 4. Freeze Fracture in Lung Research. 5. Ultrastructural Immunocytochemistry. 6. Immunohistochemistry of the Pulmonary Extracellular Matrix. 7. Carbohydrate Histochemistry. 8. Morphometry: Stereological Theory and Practical Methods. 9. Computerized Interactive Morphometry. 10. Methods for Casting Airways. Part Two: STRUCTURAL TECHNIQUE IN CORRELATION BETWEEN NORMAL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION. 11. Morphometric Analysis of Casts of Branching Structures. 12. Methods for the Morphological Study of Tracheal and Bronchial Glands. 13. The Use of Tracers in Transport Studies. 14. Structural Methods in the Study of Development of the Lung. 15. Purification and Primary Culture of Type II Pneumocytes and Their Application in the Study of Pulmonary. 16. Endothelial Cells of the Lung. 17. Autoradiography. 18. Structural Methods for Studying Bronchiolar Epithelial Cells. Part Three: STRUCTURAL TECHNIQUE IN EXPERIMENTAL PATHOLOGY. 19. Experimental Pulmonary Microsurgery. 20. Quantitative Evaluation of Minimal Injuries. 21. Acute Alveolar Injury: Experimental Models. 22. Experimental Induction of Pulmonary Fibrosis. 23. Overview of Experimental Pneumoconiosis. 24. Experimental Asbestosis. 25. Experimental Silicosis. 26. Methods in Experimental Pathology of the Pleura. 27. Methods in Experimental Pathology of Pulmonary Vasculature. 28. Experimental Lung Carcinogenesis by Intratracheal Instillation. 29. Experimental Lung Carcinogenesis by Intravenous Administration

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Gil, Joan

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED079000
MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine
SCI013010
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Analytic