TITLE

LIMB VOLUME AND BLOOD FLOW CHANGES DURING THE MENSTRUAL CYCLE

AUTHOR(S)
Keates, J.S.; Fitzgerald, D.E.
PUB. DATE
November 1969
SOURCE
Angiology;Nov1969, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p624
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cyclic changes in maximum blood How were observed in all the normal women, significant changes were not seen in the four men studied. It has been observed that at certain stages of the normal menstrual cycle, maximum blood flow values fall to as low a level as 13.6 ml per 100 ml of tissue per min. The blood flow changes in the seven normal women showed similar increases and decreases as those changes observed in limb volume. The subject on oral contraceptive therapy showed blood flow changes similar to those in subjects not on contraceptive therapy, but a different pattern of limb volume changes, showing an absence of one increase in limb volume during the cycle.
ACCESSION #
16394725

 

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