[Vasomotor control of the pulmonary circulation].

  title={[Vasomotor control of the pulmonary circulation].},
  author={Mikiyasu Shirai},
  journal={Nihon yakurigaku zasshi. Folia pharmacologica Japonica},
  volume={113 4},
  • Mikiyasu Shirai
  • Published 1999 in
    Nihon yakurigaku zasshi. Folia pharmacologica…
It was demonstrated that pulmonary vessels, in contrast to systemic vessels, 1) have a low basal vascular tone, 2) constrict in response to hypoxia and 3) do not display significantly prominent vasomotion during autonomic nerve stimulation. However, details about these characteristics have not been clarified sufficiently by conventional methods; namely… CONTINUE READING