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Elastic properties of collapsing and expanding trachea.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4079356     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The compliance of the canine trachea under positive and negative transmural pressures was measured in an in-vivo preparation. The average compliance values found in eight animals were 11.7 X 10(-6) (dynes/cm2)-1 at zero transmural pressure and 4.9 and 6.9 X 10(-6) (dynes/cm2)-1 at -20 and +20 X 10(3) dynes/cm2 transmural pressure, respectively. These compliances were significantly lower than those measured by others in excised preparations. Stress relaxation was noted at all pressure levels.
Authors:
D C Winter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of biomechanical engineering     Volume:  107     ISSN:  0148-0731     ISO Abbreviation:  J Biomech Eng     Publication Date:  1985 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-01-30     Completed Date:  1986-01-30     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909584     Medline TA:  J Biomech Eng     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  300-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Biomechanics
Biomedical Engineering
Dogs
Elasticity
Pressure
Trachea / physiology*

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