Essays about: "IMCL"

Found 1 essay containing the word IMCL.

  1. 1. Quantification of lipid accumulation in the diaphragm after mechanical ventilation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Johan Petersson; [2013]
    Keywords : lipid accumulation; diaphragm; mechanical ventilation; IMCL; oil red; ICU; intensive care unit; Sprague-Dawley; rat; ATPase staining; confocal microscopy;

    Abstract : During mechanical ventilation the diaphragm experiences an extreme case of muscleunloading. In many cases this results in respiratory muscle dysfunctions making it difficult towean the patient off the ventilator. One component in this dysfunction is the accumulation ofintramyocellular lipids (IMCL) in the diaphragm muscle fibres. READ MORE