Referee report by F. Sibson on 'Physiological Anatomy of the Lungs' by J. N. Heale

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                                bronchial artery / aorta / found its way into the 
pulmonary veins, while from the pulmonary 
vein, it penetrated to both the pulmonary artery 
& vein.
Rossignol / Sur la structure du Poumon p 64/
confirms these statements of Guillot, and <s>gives <\s> states 
as the result of his observation, that injection 
sent into the bronchial arteries, returns in abund=
=ance by the pulmonary veins, in less quantity by 
the bronchial veins, & not at all by the pulmonary 
artery - sent into the pulmonary artery,
returns wholly by the corresponding veins & not 
at all by the bronchial artery - & sent into 
the pulmonary veins, filled the bronchial as 
well as the pulmonary arteries. Adriani, it 
appears, confirms these observations of Rossignol 
but does not deny that some communication 
may exist between the pulmonary & bronchial 
arteries. Singularly enough a recent writer 
Dr. Waters, takes the exactly opposite view to 
that of Dr. Heale, and, from his numerous injections, concludes that the deep 
bronchial veins do not return any portion of 
the blood supplied to the bronchial tubes, in 
this respect coinciding with Ruysch & Reisseisen 
When we find that a long chain of the most 
careful and successful observers differ 
altogether from Dr. Heale’s view as to the 
exclusive return of the blood in the bronchial 
& pulmonary arteries by the corresponding 
                            
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Author
James Newton Heale
Reference
RR/4/124
Series
RR
Date
1860
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Referee report by F. Sibson on 'Physiological Anatomy of the Lungs' by J. N. Heale, 1860. From The Royal Society, RR/4/124

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