pulmonary circulation


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Noun1.pulmonary circulation - circulation of blood between the heart and the lungspulmonary circulation - circulation of blood between the heart and the lungs
circulation - movement through a circuit; especially the movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels
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Blood passing from the right to the left atria across a PFO bypasses the pulmonary circulation allowing embolic debris, deoxygenated blood, and various vasoactive substances direct access to the systemic circulation.
These procedures created an intracardiac baffle to direct deoxygenated blood from the right atrium to the left ventricle for oxygenation via the pulmonary circulation.
pulmonary circulation conveys blood from the heart to the lungs and from the lungs to the heart.
Servet is remembered for his discovery of pulmonary circulation as well for his unorthodox theological views, particularly his opposition to trinitarian thought.
In South Africa in 2007, 2 566 deaths, including those due to acute PE, were attributable to diseases involving the pulmonary circulation.
The drug exerts selective vasodilatory action on pulmonary circulation and also prolongs and enhances the effects of inhaled iloprost (1).
Anatomical shunts arise where there are arteriovenous malformations in the pulmonary circulation and, outside the lungs, due to congenital heart malformations (eg patent ductus arteriosus or septal defects).
Massive haemoptysis usually originates from the bronchial circulation (95%) rather than the pulmonary circulation (5%).
Atherosclerosis of the pulmonary circulation, characterized by vascular wall calcification, is primarily seen with pulmonary hypertension and congenital heart disease, but is not typically required for the diagnosis of either entity.
He hypothesized that micro-emboli that originate on the device leads pass through the PFO and into the pulmonary circulation, causing increased pulmonary-artery pressures during the year after device placement.
This condition of the pulmonary circulation forces the right ventricle to pump harder in order to achieve adequate blood flow through more narrow pulmonary vessels.
Membrane receptors, channels and transporters in pulmonary circulation.