Accession Number : AD0751427

Title :   Cardiovascular Effects of Fluorocarbon Exposure,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Azar,Alex

Report Date : DEC 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : The report reviews studies which have shown that certain fluorinated hydrocarbon compounds are capable of sensitizing the mammalian heart to epinephrine resulting in serious cardiac arrhythmias. This phenomenon is referred to as cardiac sensitization.

Descriptors :   (*HALOGENATED HYDROCARBONS, *TOXICITY), (*PROPELLANTS, TOXICITY), (*CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM, HALOGENATED HYDROCARBONS), HEART, AEROSOLS, RESPIRATION, PATHOLOGY, PHYSIOLOGY, BLOOD CIRCULATION, ARRHYTHMIA, EPINEPHRINE, BIOASSAY, DOGS

Subject Categories : Toxicology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE