Myocardial fluid balance in acute hypertension.

  title={Myocardial fluid balance in acute hypertension.},
  author={Uwe Mehlhorn and Karen L Davis and Glen A. Laine and Hans Joachim Geissler and Steven J. Allen},
  volume={3 4},
OBJECTIVES We hypothesized that (1) acute arterial hypertension increases myocardial microvascular fluid filtration and (2) the combination of acute arterial hypertension and coronary sinus pressure elevation may increase myocardial microvascular filtration sufficiently to estimate the osmotic reflection coefficient of the myocardial exchange vessels. METHODS In nine mechanically ventilated dogs we cannulated the prenodal major cardiac lymph trunk. With the use of central venous phenylephrine… CONTINUE READING

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