In the albino rat the removal of the left lung, which constitutes about one-third of the total lung tissue, is followed by an average increase of more than 40 per cent in the mass of the remaining lung, as estimated from the nitrogen content of the almost blood-free tissue.
Article| January 01 1928
COMPENSATORY HYPERTROPHY OF THE LUNG AFTER UNILATERAL PNEUMECTOMY
From the Medical Department of Stanford University Medical School, San Francisco.
Received: September 23 1927
Online Issn: 1540-9538
Print Issn: 0022-1007
Copyright, 1928, by The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research New York
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T. Addis; COMPENSATORY HYPERTROPHY OF THE LUNG AFTER UNILATERAL PNEUMECTOMY . J Exp Med 1 January 1928; 47 (1): 51–56. doi: https://doi.org/10.1084/jem.47.1.51
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