Vascular Diseases

  • C. A. Wagenvoort
  • W. J. Mooi


The blood vessels of the lung are unique in many respects. The pulmonary circulation accommodates the entire right-ventricular output, and its vasculature is particularly adapted to its primary function, gas exchange. The normal lung vessels are wide and thin walled, reflecting the high flow and low resistance within the pulmonary circulation. They are also vulnerable.


Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary Arterial Pressure Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary Trunk Medial Hypertrophy 
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