[The repercussions of pulmonary congestion on ventilatory volumes, capacities and flows].

@article{Carmo1994TheRO,
  title={[The repercussions of pulmonary congestion on ventilatory volumes, capacities and flows].},
  author={Miguel Carmo and Teresa Ferreira and Nuno Lousada and Campi Barbara and Paulo Neves and Jo{\~a}o Francisco Martins Correia and A. B. Rendas},
  journal={Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology},
  year={1994},
  volume={13 10},
  pages={763-8; 736}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effects of pulmonary congestion on pulmonary function. STUDY DESIGN Prospective study performed in patients with left ventricular failure or mitral stenosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS Forty-eight hospitalized patients were included suffering from pulmonary congestion either from left ventricular failure or mitral stenosis. While in hospital all patients were submitted to right heart catheterization by the Swan-Ganz method and also to an echocardiographic examination… CONTINUE READING