Younes, "Distensibility and pressure-flow relationship of the pulmonary circulation
In patients that are haemodynamically stable, another option of treatment is systemic anticoagulation.12 The risk of using anticoagulation therapy alone is of clot embolization to the already compromised pulmonary circulation
. However, successful treatment of type A right heart thrombus with anticoagulation alone has been reported.13 In our case, the patient had no follow up after discharge and thus, no repeat investigations such as an echo or CT scan could be done to document complete successful treatment of the pulmonary embolism via anticoagulation alone.
The role of endogenous lung neuropeptides in regulation of the pulmonary circulation
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The systemic and pulmonary circulations
of the fetus function in parallel, where both ventricles essentially eject blood into the aorta and use the foramen ovale and ductus arteriosus to bypass the pulmonary circulation
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Indeed, the majority of patients with PE and syncope have a massive embolism defined as greater than a 50% reduction in the pulmonary circulation
. (7) In one study, 60% of patients with PE who presented with syncope had a massive PE compared to 39% of patients presenting without syncope (P=.036).
Blood from the left atrium comes from the pulmonary circulation
and if not able to enter the left atrium it backs up further into this system.
The company offers products such as SmartHeart left ventricular assist device, a battery-operated mechanical device that is surgically implanted to maintain pumping ability of the heartand SmartHeart total artificial heart, an artificial heart to support systematic and pulmonary circulation
by replacing the native heart.
Pulmonary hypertension is an uncommon vascular condition in which the pulmonary vessels become narrowed, and the blood pressure in the pulmonary circulation