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Table 2 BAL total protein concentration and histological analysis in vehicle and Ang-(1-7) treated groups

From: Angiotensin-(1-7) improves oxygenation, while reducing cellular infiltrate and fibrosis in experimental Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Alveolar permeability and histology Lung Vehicle ALD AHD
Permeability: BAL total protein content     
 Protein content (μg/ml) Right 2,454 ± 1,142 2,600 ± 844 2,536 ± 710
Left 1,108 ± 668 1,406 ± 808 1,213 ± 610
Histological analysis     
 Alveolar serofibrinous exudate Right 1.4 ± 0.5 2.0 ± 2.7 1.2 ± 0.9
Left 1.0 ± 1.0 1.0 ± 1.0 0.3 ± 0.6
 Alveolar hemorrhages Right 0.7 ± 0.9 0.7 ± 1.1 0.7 ± 1.7
Left 0 ± 0 0 ± 0 0 ± 0
 Alveolar inflammatory cells Right 0.8 ± 0.8 0.4 ± 1.2 0.5 ± 0.8
Left 0 ± 0 0 ± 0 0 ± 0
 Parenchymal necrosis Right 1.6 ± 3.1 1.2 ± 2.3 1.2 ± 2.6
Left 0.3 ± 0.6 0 ± 0 0 ± 0
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SD.