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Table 2 Stereological data on alveolar epithelial type II cells and lamellar bodies.

From: Exogenous surfactant application in a rat lung ischemia reperfusion injury model: effects on edema formation and alveolar type II cells

  Control (n = 5) Celsior (n = 5) Celsior/Alveofact (n = 5)
(AE2), [μm3] 323 (0.07) § 423 (0.10)* 481 (0.10)*
V(N, AE2), [μm3] 65.0 (0.14) § 116.7 (0.12)* 126.6 (0.13)*
V(M, AE2), [μm3] 21.4 (0.15) § 42.4 (0.10)* 48.6 (0.16)*
V (Lb, AE2), [μm3] 58.2 (0.09) § 47.3 (0.05)* 47.0 (0.29)
N(Lb, AE2) 93 (0.13) § 189 (0.17)* 242 (0.26)*
(Lb), [μm3] 0.630 (0.09) § 0.255 (0.16)* 0.207 (0.38)*
  1. Note. All data on AE2 and their lamellar bodies are given as mean (CV). Definition of abbreviations and symbols: = number-weighted mean volume; V = volume; AE2 = alveolar epithelial type II cells; N = nucleus; M = mitochondria; Lb = lamellar body; § = data from Fehrenbach et al. [23]; * = p < 0.05 vs. control; † = p < 0.05 vs. Celsior.