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Pulmonary Vascular Physiology and Pathophysiology (Lung Biology in Health and Disease)

by Weir

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Informa Healthcare .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anatomy,
  • Pathology,
  • Physiology,
  • Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine,
  • Hypertensive Diseases,
  • Respiratory Diseases,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • etiology,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Pulmonary circulation,
  • Medical / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine,
  • Hypertension, Pulmonary,
  • Pathophysiology,
  • Pulmonary hypertension

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages784
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8126213M
    ISBN 10082477972X
    ISBN 109780824779726

    his is the first pulmonary medicine monograph to combine physiology and pathophysiology. Content is formatted around nine case studies--two concerning normal subjects and seven presenting diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, diffuse interstitial lung pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary edema, coal workers' pneumoconiosis, and acute respiratory failure. This is the first pulmonary medicine monograph to combine physiology and pathophysiology. Content is formatted around nine case studies--two concerning normal subjects and seven presenting diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, diffuse interstitial lung pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary edema, coal workers' pneumoconiosis, and acute respiratory failure.

    Significance: This review considers how some systems controlling pulmonary vascular function are potentially regulated by redox processes to examine how and why conditions such as prolonged hypoxia, pathological mediators, and other factors promoting vascular remodeling contribute to the development of pulmonary hypertension (PH). Recent Advances and Critical Issues: Aspects of vascular. Acute pulmonary thromboembolism produces a number of pathophysiologic derangements of pulmonary function. Foremost among these alterations is increased pulmonary vascular resistance. For patients without preexistent cardiopulmonary disease, increased pulmonary vascular resistance is directly related to the degree of vascular obstruction demonstrated on the pulmonary arteriogram.

    The Second Edition of Pulmonary Physiology and Pathophysiology presents normal and abnormal pulmonary function in the same case-based format that has made the first edition a favorite among students. Each chapter begins with a clinical case study of diseases typically seen by practitioners. The cases are followed by a discussion and breakdown of the physiology, pathophysiology, anatomy. Determine whether microgravity-induced changes in local perfusion cause changes in vascular or vasomotor control (vascular proliferation or atrophy, secretion of endothelially derived vasoactive substances and microcirculatory autoregulatory mechanisms, and so on) or organ function (pulmonary gas exchange, renal clearance mechanisms, blood.


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Pulmonary Vascular Physiology and Pathophysiology (Lung Biology in Health and Disease) by Weir Download PDF EPUB FB2

Clinical Significance. Increased pulmonary vascular resistance is the leading cause of pulmonary hypertension. Furthermore, increased PVR can lead to pulmonary hypertension, which can further lead to increased PVR due to chronic vasoconstriction, vascular remodeling, endothelial thickening, arteriolar smooth muscle hypertrophy, and increased thromboxane and endothelin-1 production.

Pulmonary Vascular Physiology and Pathophysiology (Lung Biology in Health and Disease) [Weir, E. Kenneth, Reeves, John T.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pulmonary Vascular Physiology and Pathophysiology (Lung Biology in Health and Disease)Cited by: Pulmonary Vascular Physiology and Pathophysiology - CRC Press Book.

Eighteen contributions consider various aspects of pulmonary vascular control and Pulmonary Vascular Physiology and Pathophysiology book pulmonary vasculature's response to injury and disease. They discuss recent advances in molecular biology to cell proliferation, interactions between the endothelium and smooth muscle, and the.

Book Description. Eighteen contributions consider various aspects of pulmonary vascular control and the pulmonary vasculature's response to injury and disease. They discuss recent advances in molecular biology to cell proliferation, interactions between the endothelium and.

Download Citation | Pulmonary Vascular Physiology and Pathophysiology | The unique physiologic properties of the pulmonary vasculature allow it to play a highly active role in optimizing gas exchange.

Pathophysiology. Pulmonary edema is an accumulation of free fluid in the alveoli resulting in a decrease in the capacitance of the parenchyma and impairing gas exchange across the alveolar membrane. Acute onset pulmonary edema can lead to severe. The shared pathophysiology of this group involves a passive backward transmission of filling pressures that increases mPAP (e.g., loss of left atrial compliance, diastolic dysfunction, mitral regurgitation), a further increase in mPAP (e.g., endothelial dysfunction, vasoconstriction), and eventual worsening pulmonary vascular remodeling, right.

The challenge is to write a book that students can read without difficulty in the limited amount of time allocated to pulmonary physiology in the typical curriculum. The material must be presented in a way that discourages memorization without real comprehension, because only those students who understand the basic mechanisms are able to apply.

Pathophysiology of Disease PDF is a world-renowned and trusted book on the subject of pathophysiology. It introduces healthcare professionals to clinical medicine by reviewing the organ disorders and common diseases that are encountered by doctors and medical students/residents on a day-to-day basis inside the hospital.

Increased Pulmonary Vascular Resistance As Pulmonary Hypertension Pathophysiology. Increased pulmonary vascular resistance is the result of the obliteration of the pulmonary vascular walls, pathologic vasoconstriction or both.

Vascular wall remodeling that is associated with pulmonary hypertension is caused by different factors, such as. John P. Kinsella MD, in Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate (Sixth Edition), Physiology of Nitric Oxide in the Pulmonary Circulation.

The fetal circulation is characterized by high PVR. Pulmonary blood flow accounts for less than 10% of combined ventricular output in the late-gestation ovine fetus. 27 Mechanisms responsible for maintaining high fetal PVR and causing sustained pulmonary.

Abstract. The unique physiologic properties of the pulmonary vasculature allow it to play a highly active role in optimizing gas exchange. The process of gas exchange requires both alveolar ventilation and capillary perfusion; however, in certain disease states, including pneumonia and atelectasis, the distribution of either ventilation or perfusion is altered, creating a situation of.

Many, if not all of my pulmonary pathophysiology lectures have used this text, and West's Pathophysiology was a key to my education as a medical student, resident, and fellow.

While not quite at the "seminal text" level of the Physiology book, it's still a key book for a medical student or other practitioner in s:   West’s Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials offers accessible explanations of disease processes that affect the respiratory system.

This best-selling companion to West’s Respiratory Physiology, Tenth Edition, has served generations of students. John B. West, together with new co-author Dr. Andrew M. Luks, presents the vital knowledge you need in a concise, straightforward Reviews: Vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) play important roles not only in the physiological functions of the blood vessels, such as vasoconstriction, vasodilatation and extracellular matrix production, but also in the pathogenesis of vascular diseases, particularly atherosclerosis and hypertension.

VSMCs are mostly of mesodermal origin, although some are of neuroectodermal origin, for example. Hence understanding the pathophysiology of BPD is pivotal to improve the outcomes of preterm infants with BPD.

The pathophysiology of new BPD (Fig. 3) is characterized by alveolar and pulmonary vascular simplification, and persistent abnormalities in gas exchange, airway function, respiratory system mechanics, and lung volumesThe physiology of pulmonary vascular ADAMTS is (to our knowledge) unknown.

It is likely that ADAMTS is synthesized and secreted by the liver, enters the circulation though the hepatic vein, and then enters the lungs through the pulmonary artery.

Purpose: The book covers the pathophysiology of pulmonary disease, specifically from a basic science perspective, with a focus on molecular changes.

Considering the plethora of books and articles available in the field of pulmonary vascular physiology, it's difficult to see the utility of this extremely concise book (fewer than pages Price: $ An Integrated, Case-based Approach.

Author: John Burnard West; Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins ISBN: Category: Medical Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The Second Edition of Pulmonary Physiology and Pathophysiology presents normal and abnormal pulmonary function in the same case-based format that has made the first edition a favorite among.

The definition of edema is a swelling due to the expansion of interstitial fluid volume in tissues or an organ. Several clinical conditions present with edema, making it a critical clinical feature for diagnostic medicine. Edema can present in numerous forms including unilateral, bilateral, localized, or generalized edema.

Therefore, it is vital to assess the unique presentation and mechanism. Patel D., Lakhkar A., Wolin M.S. () Redox Mechanisms Influencing cGMP Signaling in Pulmonary Vascular Physiology and Pathophysiology. In: Wang YX. (eds) Pulmonary Vasculature Redox Signaling in Health and Disease.

Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, vol Springer, Cham. First Online 18 October   He has served as the council member of Asian Society for Vascular Biology since and the review editor for the journal Frontiers in Vascular Physiology since He has worked on the signaling transduction of pulmonary and coronary vasculature for nearly 30 years and has published over 90 original research and review articles in this : Yuansheng Gao, J.

Usha Raj.Respiratory Physiology and Pathophysiology. A detailed description of respiratory physiology is provided in Chapter 2. Here, a brief recap of aspects relevant to bedside pulmonary monitoring is provided.

Figure demonstrates typical spirometry findings. It shows the various measurements of tidal volume, inspiratory and expiratory reserve.