Pulmonary capillary blood volume in emphysema.


We determined single breath diffusing capacity (DLCO) and pulmonary capillary blood volume (Vc) in a total of 110 patients, who were being evaluated for resectional lung surgery for a localized tumor or lesion. Pathologic assessment of emphysema was obtained in 55 cases who had resection of a lung or an upper lobe, based on a standard reference panel for… (More)


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@article{Morrison1990PulmonaryCB, title={Pulmonary capillary blood volume in emphysema.}, author={Nancy J Morrison and R T Abboud and Niki Mueller and R. R. Miller and Niall Gibson and Bill Nelems and K. G. Evans}, journal={The American review of respiratory disease}, year={1990}, volume={141 1}, pages={53-61} }