Referee report by W. S. Savory on 'Physiological Anatomy of the Lungs' by J. N. Heale

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I have been unable to confirm this observation.
I cannot therefore admit that the author 
has established the existence of these channels 
upon clear and satisfactory evidence.
The author says “The bloodvessels which 
are actually distributed to the tissue of the pleura 
are exclusively derived from the pulmonary 
system of bloodvessels” P.1.
“The bloodvessels derived from the pulmonary 
arteries and veins which ramify in the pleura 
are almost entirely distributed around the walls of 
these longitudinal channels” P3
Other observers have described and figured 
small branches of the pulmonary artery passing 
to the surface of the lung, and ramifying beneath 
the pleura, but these are stated to anastomose
with bronchial vessels on the pulmonary pleura.
In his paper the author simply states his 
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James Newton Heale
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Referee report by W. S. Savory on 'Physiological Anatomy of the Lungs' by J. N. Heale, 1860. From The Royal Society, RR/4/123



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