TITLE

VENOUS PRESSURE AND COMPLIANCE OF THE PERIPHERAL CAPACITANCE VESSELS

AUTHOR(S)
Kato, Masataka; Saiki, Seiichi; Ogino, Tadayoshi; Suzuki, Tomoyuki; Kojima, Arao; Koeda, Toshihiko; Kimura, Takeshi
PUB. DATE
December 1976
SOURCE
Angiology;Dec1976, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p677
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Compliances of the peripheral capacitance vessels decreased gradually in accordance with the increase in pressure of the brachial vein. The relationship between them formed a number of hyperbolic-like curves, the same results as those found in many cases of both normal subjects and patients with congestive heart failure. The decrease of compliance of the peripheral capacitance vessels was not the result of an organic change, but of a functional change of the vessels caused by distention.
ACCESSION #
16352472

 

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