Vascular remodelling in the lung.

  • C. J. Emery
  • Published 1994 in The European respiratory journal

Abstract

In the 1960s, studies on lungs of normal, high altitude dwelling natives demonstrated distinct structural differences in the pulmonary vasculature, compared to native sea level dwellers, accompanied by mild pulmonary hypertension [1]. ARIAS-STELLA and SALDANA [2] reported an increase in medial muscle mass in the distal segments of the pulmonary arterial… (More)

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