Respiratory muscle blood flow

G. S. Supinski

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Optimal function of the respiratory muscles depends upon the continuous supply of blood-borne oxygen and metabolic substrates. This article reviews the factors known to influence the level of respiratory muscle blood flow, the effect of several common pathological processes on respiratory muscle blood flow, and the relationship between respiratory muscle blood flow and respiratory muscle fatigue.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)211-223
Number of pages13
JournalClinics in Chest Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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