TITLE

PATHOGENESIS OF EDEMA

AUTHOR(S)
Vorburger, C.
PUB. DATE
June 1968
SOURCE
Angiology;Jun1968, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p362
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses pathogenesis of edema. Edema is a clinical sign, a symptom, not a cause of various diseases. As edema means the presence of excess interstitial fluid, it might be well to remember briefly the factors that govern the transfer of fluid between the intravascular compartment and the interstitial space. There are various causes of edema resulting from abnormal capillary and interstitial fluid dynamics. One of them is increased capillary pressure, resulting either from venous obstruction, arterial dilation or hypervolemia. It leads to an excess formation of capillary filtrate.
ACCESSION #
16369491

 

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