CARDIAC SIZE AND PULMONARY ARTERIOGRAPHY IN EXPERIMENTAL CHRONIC HYPOXIA
- Feasibility of Pulmonary Artery Pressure Measurements in Infants Through Aorto-Pulmonary Shunts Using a Micromanometer Pressure Wire. Everett, A. D.; Matherne, G. P. // Pediatric Cardiology;Jul2003, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p336
Assessment of pulmonary artery pressure is an essential element in the evaluation of children palliated with surgical aorto-pulmonary shunts prior to definitive surgical repair. We report the ease of use and accuracy of a 0.014 inch micromanometer pressure wire for the measurement of pulmonary...
- Right Ventricular and Septal Function in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension. Ulus, A. Tulga; Poyraz, Nilüfer Yıldırım; Arat, Nurcan; Babaroğlu, Seyhan; Parlar, A. İhsan; Yavaş, Soner; Ünlü, Mustafa // Heart, Lung & Circulation;Dec2013, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p1003
Objective: Pulmonary hypertension (PHT) exacerbates the functions of both ventricles. This prospective, randomised study was planned to investigate the effects of PHT on kinetics of both ventricles and the septum. Methods: Twenty-five patients were randomly selected among the patients who had...
- Restrictive Ventilatory Impairment and Arterial Oxygenation Characterize Rest and Exercise Ventilation in Patients After Fontan Operation. Ohuchi, H.; Ohashi, H.; Takasugi, H.; Yamada, O.; Yagiharar, T.; Echigo, S. // Pediatric Cardiology;Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p513
The objective of this study was evaluate the relationships between abnormal pulmonary circulation, lung function, and respiratory response during exercise in Fontan patients. Pulmonary function and cardiopulmonary exercise tests were performed in 101 Fontan patients and 122 controls. A small...
- Early Life Exposure to Hypoxia: A Developmental Insult Critical to the Programming of Cardiovascular Risk. Alexander, Barbara T. // American Journal of Hypertension;Nov2010, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p1158
In this article, the author discusses the findings of the study which examines the effect of early hypoxia exposure on the systolic blood pressure (SBP) using radiotelemetry. She contends that the study has lessened the causative effect of malnutrition on the human SBP. Moreover, the author...
- Short of oxygen. // Air Safety Week;11/14/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 44, p7
An excerpt from an article about the effects of hypoxia which appeared in the autumn 2005 issue of "CHIRP Feedback" is presented.
- Beware! defects in pipeline supplies can occur: Be aware of this possibility after engineering work in related areas of the hospital. Devanandan, S. P. // Indian Journal of Anaesthesia;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p426
A letter to the editor discussing details of accidental hypoxia caused by pipeline misconnection is presented.
- Pulmonary Hypertension with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Adnot, Serge; Chaouat, Ari // PVRI Review;Apr-Jun2010, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p75
The article offers information on pulmonary hypertension with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) which is projected to be the third cause of death worldwide by 2020. It states that pulmonary hypertension in COPD has high level of pulmonary arterial pressure associated with cardiac...
- SURGICAL TREATMENT OF THE CONGENITAL FISTULAE OF CORONARY ARTERIES. de Oliveira, S�rgio Almeida; Santana, Geraldo P.; Ebaid, Munir; Arie, Shiguemituzo; Grimberg, Max; Macruz, Radi; Zerbini, J. // Angiology;Nov1976, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p666
Six cases of coronary artery fistulae surgically treated are presented. All patient but one was male; the ages varied from 4 to 44 years. The fistulae originated from the left coronary artery in three cases from the right in two cases and from both arteries in one case. The draining heart...
- pulmonary artery. // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary;2009, p280
The article presents an encyclopedia definition for the term "pulmonary artery." It refers to an artery that carries blood with low levels of oxygen from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs.