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Over the last 2 decades a vast quantity of literature concerning the pulmonary circulation has appeared. The physiology and pharmacology of lung circulation and its pressure-flow relationships have been summarized in excellent comprehensive reviews by Fishman (Handbook of Physiology) and Aviado (The Lung Circulation). Dr. Yu has added a dimension to studies in this field with the additional measurement of pulmonary blood volume, permitting more complete assessment and differentiation of passive and active changes in the lung vasculature.
The book is divided into five sections. The initial 52 pages provide an excellent, up-to-date summary of the current knowledge of the
Pulmonary Blood Volume in Health and Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;70:1288. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-6-1288_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(6):1288.
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