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Although the importance of the venous system in circulatory regulation in health and disease has been recognized for several years, the precise mechanisms concerning the function of the veins only recently have been the subject of intensive investigation. These studies, pioneered and stimulated by the author's development of methods for study of their veins in intact human subjects, are skillfully brought together in this delightfully readable and timely volume.
Dr. Wood for the first time has expertly condensed a wide variety of material concerning the capacitance vessels in man into a short but adequately detailed monograph. The presentation is divided
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The Veins. Normal and Abnormal Function.. Ann Intern Med. 1966;64:728. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-64-3-728_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(3):728.
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