An Ultrastructural Study of Pulmonary Capillary Vessels in Blood Volume-Overloaded Rat
Luminal dilatation and endothelial proliferation of arteries can be induced by an overload of blood flow as shown by Kamiya and Togawa (1980) and Masuda et al. (in press). Blood flow often increases physiologically and pathologically. In contrast to chronic congestion, morphological changes of the pulmonary vessels induced by an overload of pulmonary blood flow are not well understood.
KeywordsCommon Carotid Artery Pulmonary Blood Flow Capillary Endothelium Left Common Carotid Artery Alveolar Septum
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