The Pulmonary Capillary Bed in Mitral Valve Disease.


Disturbances in the exchange of gases between the alveolar air and the blood in the pulmonary capillaries can be used to estimate the effects of disease on the pulmonary capillary bed. These techniques have been applied to the investigation of the effects of sustained elevation of the pulmonary venous pressure in mitral valve disease. Carbon monoxide is… (More)


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