Focal ischemic stroke leads to lung injury and reduces alveolar macrophage phagocytic capability in rats
Critical care (London, England), Volume 22, Issue 1, 2018, Pages 249
Focal ischemic strokeLung injuryBrain–lung interactionInflammationMacrophages
In rats, focal ischemic stroke is associated with brain-lung crosstalk, leading to increased pulmonary damage and inflammation, as well as reduced alveolar macrophage phagocytic capability, which seems to be promoted by systemic inflammation.
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