Communication between the Pulmonary and Systemic Circulations

Richard J. Thurer

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Communications between the pulmonary and systemic circulation occur normally and also in association with a number of pathological entities. This report reviews the spectrum of the phenomenon of systemic pulmonary vascular connection, particularly with regard to its occurrence and recognition in the adult age group. A number of illustrative cases are reported and the pertinent literature is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-122
Number of pages9
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1976

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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