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The purpose of this 1975 Ciba Symposium was to bring together pulmonary physiologists, membrane physiologists, and clinicians to consider the composition, location, and control of lung water and solutes. This edited and referenced transcript includes 17 formal papers and a significant amount of informal discussion that accompanies their presentation. The major topics covered include the anatomic and physiologic aspects of the transalveolar movement of salts, proteins, and water; the comparative aspects of ion and fluid shifts in lung, gills, and other epithelial surfaces; the role of carbonic anhydrase in lung; and abnormal states involving shifts of fluid and solutes in
Lung Liquids. Ciba Foundation Symposium 38 (new series).. Ann Intern Med. 1977;86:250. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-86-2-250_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;86(2):250.
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