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The effect of oxygen on the fibrinolytic enzyme system in vivo
  1. G. M. Cunningham,
  2. G. Boyd,
  3. J. Windebank,
  4. F. Moran,
  5. G. P. McNicol
  1. University Department of Medicine and the Centre for Respiratory Investigation, Glasgow Royal Infirmary


    Arterial hypoxia has been accepted as a potent stimulus to increased fibrinolytic activity in vivo.

    This study has shown that significant levels of arterial hypoxaemia induced in healthy volunteers by breathing a hypoxic gas mixture have failed to induce changes in the fibrinolytic enzyme system.

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