Pressure-volume curves of systemic and pulmonary circuit.

  title={Pressure-volume curves of systemic and pulmonary circuit.},
  author={J. C. Harlan and E E Smith and T Q Richardson},
  journal={The American journal of physiology},
  volume={213 6},
HARLAN, JAMES C., ELVIN E. SMITH, AND T. Q. RICHARDSON. Pressure-volume curves of the systemic and pulmonary circuit. Am. J. Phvsiol. 213(6): 1499-1503. 1967.-Mean svstemic pressure (klSP) and mean pulmonary pressure (MPP) were measured in eight mongrel dogs immediately after acute changes in blood volume. A decrease in blood volume of only 12 % decreased MPP to 0 mm Hg and decreased MSP to only 2 mm Hg. From the control value of 6.4 mm Hg for MSP, an addition of 6.4 mm Hg was observed for each… 

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