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Title Respiratory-circulatory interactions in health and diseases / edited by Steven M. Scharf, Michael R. Pinsky, Sheldon Magder
Published New York : M. Dekker, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 961 pages) : illustrations
Series Lung biology in health and disease ; 157
Lung biology in health and disease ; 157
Contents Introduction; Preface; Contributors; Contents; Heart-Lung Interactions; Lung and Chest Wall Mechanics; Respiratory Muscle Function and Blood Flow; Right Ventricular Function and Ventricular Interdependence; Venous Return; Models of Tissue Oxygen Uptake and Microcirculatory Blood Flow; The Sympathetic Nervous System of the Developing Mammal; Hemodynamic Effects of Ventilation and Ventilatory Maneuvers; Homeostasis of Exercise Gas Exchange; Mechanical Heart-Pericardium-Lung Interactions; Dynamic Volumetric Imaging-Based Assessment of the Intrathoracic Milieu
Summary A description of the basic, pathophysiologic and clinical importance of the reciprocal relationships and interactions between the respiratory and cardiovascular systems, examining mechanical responses caused by lung volume and thoracic pressure
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cardiopulmonary system -- Pathophysiology.
Cardiopulmonary system -- Physiology.
Heart -- physiology.
Heart -- physiopathology.
Lung -- physiology.
Lung -- physiopathology.
Pulmonary Circulation -- physiology.
Form Electronic book
Author Magder, Sheldon.
Pinsky, Michael R.
Scharf, Steven M., 1946-
ISBN 020390852X
0585407185 (electronic bk.)
0824741749 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780585407180 (electronic bk.)
9780824741747 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)