Control of pulmonary vascular resistance in the fetus and newborn.

Academic Article


  • This article describes the anatomy and physiology of the fetal, transitional, and neonatal circulations and then reviews our current state of knowledge about the many factors that work in concert to govern pulmonary vascular resistance.
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  • Acetylcholine, Acid-Base Equilibrium, Angiotensins, Animals, Animals, Newborn, Autonomic Nervous System, Blood Viscosity, Bradykinin, Catecholamines, Cattle, Female, Fetus, Histamine, Humans, Hypoxia, Infant, Newborn, Oxygen, Pregnancy, Prostaglandins, Pulmonary Circulation, Serotonin, Sheep, Vascular Resistance, Vasoconstriction
  • Author List

  • Lyrene RK; Philips JB
  • Start Page

  • 551
  • End Page

  • 564
  • Volume

  • 11
  • Issue

  • 3