Pre- and post-natal development of the diaphragm

Cannata, David J. 2009, Pre- and post-natal development of the diaphragm, Ph.D. thesis, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University.

Title Pre- and post-natal development of the diaphragm
Author Cannata, David J.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Science and Technology
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2009
Keyword(s) Diaphragm
Creatine - Physiological effect
Summary Animal models were used to examine properies of the diaphragm (the main respiratory muscle) before and after birth. The study revealed an insufficient blood supply to the fetus can result in structural and functional damage to the diaphragm. Damage was prevented when the mother was supplemented with creatine during pregnancy.
Notes Degree conferred 2010.
Language eng
Description of original xv, 202 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 573.26
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