Physiological Anatomy of the Lungs

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                                them an opportunity of being again distended with the fluid; and action therefore somewhat resembling the ordinary pulsations of the arteries was thus com=
=municated to the blood vessels-
By adopting this plan the uncertainties and irregularities attendant upon all injections made by muscular effort were got rid of -
General observations as to making injections either of the Pulmonary or Bronchial systems
In order to make an injection of the pulmonary blood-vessels, so as afterwards to be enabled to distinguish which is pul=
=monary artery and which pulmonary vein, it is not only requisite that the arteries should be injected of one colour and the veins of another, but it is likewise of importance that they should both be done at the same time, so that the two kinds of injection should meet in the capillaries: otherwise it will be found that the injection, which is first made, whether it be into arteries or veins, will flow on through the capillaries, and distend vessels ap=
=propriate to the opposite colour. It is also desirable (except merely for the purpose of proving that it can be done) not to attempt to inject both the Pulmonary and Bronchial vessels in the same
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James Newton Heale
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Physiological Anatomy of the Lungs, 1860. From The Royal Society, AP/43/4



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