TITLE

The Support of the Venous Circulation

AUTHOR(S)
Beninson, Joseph; Jobst, Caroline B.
PUB. DATE
July 1982
SOURCE
Angiology;Jul1982, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p442
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the support of the Venous circulation. When life forms left and primeval seas to live on dry land they lost the hydrostatic support afforded their venous circulation and set the stage for venous insufficiency in all of its manifestations. When the first hominid raised his legs from the supine position or grasped, wrapped or otherwise tried to counterbalance this hydrostatic loss, support of the venous circulation was initiated. When life forms left and primeval seas to live on dry land they lost the hydrostatic support afforded their venous circulation and set the stage for venous insufficiency in all of its manifestations. When the first hominid raised his legs from the supine position or grasped, wrapped or otherwise tried to counterbalance this hydrostatic loss, support of the venous circulation was initiated.
ACCESSION #
16397150

 

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