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1. Measurements of plasma volume, haematocrit, extracellular fluid volume, blood pressure, venous pressure and interstitial tissue pressure were made in rats 4 days after unilateral nephrectomy. Measurements were repeated either 4 days after subsequent removal of the remaining kidney, or 4 days after anastomosis of the remaining ureter with the inferior(More)
We have established the complete sequence of the 130 amino acid residues of the pathogenesis-related (PR) protein p14 accumulating in tomato leaves infected with the viroid of the spindle tuber disease of potato (PSTV) and partial sequences of the PR protein 1a which accumulates in tobacco mosaic virus-infected tobacco leaves. Both PR proteins are closely(More)
The role of the kidney in hypertension is reviewed in terms of sodium and water homeostasis, of the secretion of renin inappropriate to the state of sodium and water balance and of other renal humoral factors which might be implicated in the hypertensive process. Fundamental to the long-term maintenance of hypertension is an alteration in the relationship(More)
1. A method for measuring interstitial 'fluid' pressure by using a wick consisting of long-stranded cotton wool at the interface of the tissue is described. 2. A correct measurement of hydrostatic fluid pressure was obtained when the wick, connected to a suitable transducer, was applied to filter paper in which the channels contained fluid at a known(More)
Sequential recordings were made in the first five months after birth of metabolic rate, environmental temperature, and body temperature during sleep at home in 17 infants, each with an older sibling. Further recordings were made whenever an older sibling developed an upper respiratory tract infection (URTI), again four to six days later, and again two weeks(More)
Four cases of Malassezia folliculitis in immuno-compromised patients with leukemia, papillary adenocarcinoma of the lung, and chronic renal failure are reported. This condition manifests with multiple bland asymptomatic follicular papules of the trunk and arms. Biopsy specimens show dilated follicles containing unipolar budding yeast forms. Malassezia is a(More)
BACKGROUND We describe a new manual method of phased chest and abdominal compression-decompression with a Lifestick resuscitator for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). METHODS AND RESULTS Ventricular fibrillation (VF) was induced in 20 domestic pigs. After either 5 or 7 minutes of untreated VF, either phased chest and abdominal compression-decompression(More)