Comparative Effects of Volume Loading on Pulmonary Venous Flow in Dogs with Normal Heart and with Myocardial Ischemia

  title={Comparative Effects of Volume Loading on Pulmonary Venous Flow in Dogs with Normal Heart and with Myocardial Ischemia},
  author={Sachie Akita and Nobuyuki Ohte and Takeshi Hashimoto and Hitomi Narita and Kenji Kobayashi and Takao Fujinami},
  pages={401 - 411}
The influences of cardiac loading conditions and left ventricular performance on pulmonary venous flow are poorly understood. The authors studied the effects of volume loading on the pattern of pulmonary venous flow in normal and ischemic hearts. Thirteen anesthetized dogs were equipped with a transit-time ultrasonic flow probe around the left upper pulmonary vein. In 6 of the dogs, the left anterior descending artery was ligated to induce myocardial ischemia. The remaining 7 dogs had normal… 

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