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  • By the time the oxygen has reached the alveoli the PO 2 has fallen to about 100 mmHg.
  • Experimental and clinical studies in the 80's confirmed that high peak airway pressures in ventilated alveoli lead to further lung damage.
  • This main histological feature is due to severe hemorrhage into the alveoli (alveoli filled with red blood cells).
  • As the oxygen enters the alveoli, it has a partial pressure of oxygen of about 100 mm/Hg.
  • Atelectasis (collapsed alveoli) also develops rapidly in the dependant lung regions and results in true shunt.

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