14. Bronchial Vasculature: The Other Pulmonary Circulation

  1. Norbert F. Voelkel2 and
  2. Sharon Rounds Chief3,4
  1. Elizabeth Wagner

Published Online: 11 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470747490.ch14

The Pulmonary Endothelium: Function in health and disease

The Pulmonary Endothelium: Function in health and disease

How to Cite

Wagner, E. (2009) Bronchial Vasculature: The Other Pulmonary Circulation, in The Pulmonary Endothelium: Function in health and disease (eds N. F. Voelkel and S. Rounds), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470747490.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The E. Raymond Fenton Professor of Pulmonary Research, Director, Victoria Johnson Center for Pulmonary Obstructive Disease Research, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA

  2. 3

    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Medical Service, Providence VA, USA

  3. 4

    Medical Center, Providence, RI 02908, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470723616

Online ISBN: 9780470747490

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Keywords:

  • bronchial vasculature and other pulmonary circulation;
  • bronchial arterial endothelial cells (ECs);
  • bronchial EC proliferation and migration;
  • inflammation-induced neovascularization;
  • bronchial endothelial barrier function;
  • macrophage inflammatory protein (MIP);
  • EC stimulation and positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) application;
  • bronchial endothelial metabolism;
  • angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor - synthetic peptide substrate depressed metabolism for ACE

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structure

  • Physiological Function

  • Conclusions and Perspective

  • References