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The effects of clenbuterol hydrochloride on the pulmonary function of calves with subacute and chronic bronchopneumonia
  1. R Hajer
  1. Department of Large Animal Medicine, Utrecht, The Netherlands.


The influence of clenbuterol on some pulmonary function tests in 11 calves with subacute and chronic bronchopneumonia has been investigated. Treatment with clenbuterol caused changes only in calves with subacute bronchopneumonia; in these animals it decreased the total pulmonary resistance, the viscous work per litre and the peak to peak changes in transpulmonary pressure.

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