Melatonin effects on pulmonary tissue in the experimental model of Hepatopulmonary Syndrome

ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate the pulmonary alterations of animals with Hepatopulmonary Syndrome (HPS) submitted to Biliary Duct Ligature (BDL), as well as the antioxidant effect of Melatonin (MEL). Methods: Sixteen male Wistar rats, divided into four Sham groups: BDL group, Sham + MEL group and...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Adriane Dal Bosco, Filipe Boeira Schedler, Josieli Raskopf Colares, Elisângela Gonçalves Schemitt, Renata Minuzzo Hartmann, Luiz Alberto Forgiarini Junior, Alexandre Simões Dias, Norma Possa Marroni
Format: Article
Published: Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisiologia
Series:Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia
Online Access: