G. NYLIN; M. LEVANDER
Man has established his superiority over the other animals by assuming the erect posture, but he has to pay the price in the form of certain diseases which include orthostatic defects of the circulation. An interesting case of this kind has recently come under our care, and we wish to report on the studies we have been led to undertake on this account.
Before one can understand the orthostatic diseases, it is necessary to be acquainted with the normal regulatory mechanism which comes into operation when a person assumes the erect posture after lying down.
The immediate result of this
NYLIN G, LEVANDER M. STUDIES ON THE CIRCULATION WITH THE AID OF TAGGED ERYTHROCYTES IN A CASE OF ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION (ASYMPATHICOTONIC HYPOTENSION)1. Ann Intern Med. 1948;28:723–746. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-28-4-723
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