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Fibrous bands in conducting pulmonary arteries.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  5602504     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fibrous bands have been described in the elastic (conducting) pulmonary arteries in 38 cases at necropsy, which represents a necropsy incidence of 14.4%. The fibrous bands are considered to represent one of the end results of episodes of pulmonary embolism. The formation of the bands is described and their significance is discussed in relation to their haemodynamic effects. Most of these bands are the result of clinically silent emboli.
M T Morrell; M S Dunnill
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical pathology     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0021-9746     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Pathol.     Publication Date:  1967 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1969-01-04     Completed Date:  1969-01-04     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376601     Medline TA:  J Clin Pathol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  139-44     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Connective Tissue / pathology
Middle Aged
Pulmonary Artery / pathology*
Pulmonary Embolism / pathology*,  physiopathology

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