The Influence of Hydrogen Ion Concentration and Hypoxia on the Pulmonary Circulation.


Pulmonary hypertension has been found to be reversible in certain patients with, cor pulmonale due to chronic bronchitis, bronchiolitis, and/or emphysema. In these individuals, as disturbances in gas exchange are corrected, pulmonary artery pressures fall (1). The high degree of correlation between the level of pulmonary artery pressures and the degree of… (More)


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