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CHICAGO LARYNGOLOGICAL AND OTOLOGICAL SOCIETY

CHICAGO LARYNGOLOGICAL AND OTOLOGICAL SOCIETY This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Physical Laws of the Mechanism Involved in the Removal of Air From the Respiratory Tract Under Normal and Abnormal Conditions.Dr. A. C. Hilding (by invitation), Duluth, Minn. The presenter gave a summary of the currently accepted theory on the mechanism of the production of postoperative atelectasis and pointed out and discussed certain discrepancies in the accepted theory. He described his experiments bearing on the efficiency of ciliary action in handling mucus and on the determination of the cross sectional area of the bronchial tree at different levels. The laws of physics governing the absorption of air from various body spaces were reviewed and illustrated by accounts of the steps involved in the absorption of an air bubble injected into the anterior chamber of the eye at cataract surgery; the absorption of air from a completely blocked sinus; from the middle ear after closure of the eustachian tube by mechanical means, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Otolaryngology American Medical Association

CHICAGO LARYNGOLOGICAL AND OTOLOGICAL SOCIETY

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1950 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9977
DOI
10.1001/archotol.1950.00700020962016
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Physical Laws of the Mechanism Involved in the Removal of Air From the Respiratory Tract Under Normal and Abnormal Conditions.Dr. A. C. Hilding (by invitation), Duluth, Minn. The presenter gave a summary of the currently accepted theory on the mechanism of the production of postoperative atelectasis and pointed out and discussed certain discrepancies in the accepted theory. He described his experiments bearing on the efficiency of ciliary action in handling mucus and on the determination of the cross sectional area of the bronchial tree at different levels. The laws of physics governing the absorption of air from various body spaces were reviewed and illustrated by accounts of the steps involved in the absorption of an air bubble injected into the anterior chamber of the eye at cataract surgery; the absorption of air from a completely blocked sinus; from the middle ear after closure of the eustachian tube by mechanical means,

Journal

Archives of OtolaryngologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 1, 1950

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